Tag Archives: St. Charles

Monochrome Monday – Looks a bit Dickensian to me

I rather expect Tiny Tim to come hobbling around the corner in this picture.  Come to think of it, he probably did a week after I took this shot when Historic St. Charles goes all out for their Christmas traditions … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Ho! Ho! Ho!

F2.5 – 1/160 – 50mm Sigma A – Canon 5D III  

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When is a double exposure not a double exposure?

Or is it? While walking down Main Street in Historic St. Charles, Missouri there is so much to see, do, purchase and eat.  We had lunch at a pub, I made out like a bandit at the English shop stocking … Continue reading

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The Guest House Company

Well darn! I wish I had known about this before we booked a hotel room!  Maybe next time we go back for a visit we might avail ourselves of this vacation rental company.  You can make out some of the … Continue reading

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Everything tastes like chicken

What is it about us when we say or are told “It tastes like chicken” to so many non-chicken things? I can emphatically say that not one thing we ate yesterday for Thanksgiving tasted like chicken!  This little feathered friend … Continue reading

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Nutcrackers

Can you imagine the size of the nuts these guys would take out?  Enough to feed a whole park of squirrels for a year 🙂 F5.6 – 1/400 – ISO100 – 50mm – Canon 5D

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In a one horse open…

Well, it’s not a sleigh that’s for sure!  There were four horses giving carriage rides this day and it was a nice change of pace to hear their hooves clip clopping instead of car and motorcycle engines going by (although … Continue reading

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Here Come the Santas…

There were quite a few more “Santa’s” as part of the traditions programs but I was only able to find these five while I was out walking around Main St. in St. Charles, Missouri.  Of course you already know that … Continue reading

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Carol’s Treasure Chest

The day this photo was taken I didn’t go into the store and I’m not quite sure if I’ve ever been in there but the contrast of the wooden building, Christmas decorations, and colorful umbrellas just caught my eye.  Doesn’t … Continue reading

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Christmas Traditions – Other Characters

Well so far we’ve seen Jack Frost and the Snow Queen along with Santa Lucia/St. Lucy so now it’s time for the remaining characters that were out in historic St. Charles, Missouri as part of their yearly Christmas traditions.  I’d … Continue reading

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