Tag Archives: Old St. Charles

The back of history

While the majority of those who visit Old St. Charles meander along the main street, there is something to be said about the back of all of those old and historic buildings… other than the parking lots.  Can you imagine … Continue reading

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The answer is blowing in the wind

But only if the question was about quilts.  While walking along the river front in St. Charles, Missouri we came across a quilting club that had their wares on display around the train depot building.  I was naughty.  Even though … Continue reading

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Street Photography in Old St. Charles

I am still learning what my new Sony mirrorless camera can do (haven’t found the silent shutter button yet) and sometimes I score and sometimes I miss… but that happens now and again to all of us regardless of how … Continue reading

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Life and Stuff

I’ve had a lot going on lately.  Some of it has been stressful, some ongoing and painful and some was so what I needed.  I won’t bore you with the first two categories; they have and will continue (hopefully not … Continue reading

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One of these things is not like the others…

And happened to be hawking roasted chestnuts that were being sold right across the lane; awfully good balancing act going on too!  

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Pere Noel

Père Noël (French pronunciation: [pɛʁ nɔ.ɛl]), “Father Christmas”, sometimes called Papa Noël (“Daddy Christmas”), is a legendary gift-bringer at Christmas in France and other French-speaking areas, identified with the Father Christmas and/or Santa Claus of English-speaking territories. Though they were traditionally … Continue reading

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Buy a flower?

Can’t put my finger on what character she was portraying in the realm of the Christmas Traditions but I know it has something to do with Dickens.  

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