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Easter Sunday Photos of Paris
The light, alas, wouldn’t quite cooperate with me, and it was much colder out than I expected. I didn’t have a sweater with me, so I didn’t stay out long enough to catch everyone coming out of church in their Easter best. But as I promised MarciN, here are flowers, gardens, springtime, and Easter treats from my neighborhood in Paris. Taken just a few minutes ago.
Happy Easter to one and all!
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Happy Beautiful Easter, Claire!
Isn’t it though? What a wonderful day to be alive. If only I’d thought to dress more warmly! You can’t tell but it’s awfully cold today, so I really had to come back home before I turned into an Easter popsicle.
Lovely pictures of my three favorite things beginning with “F”–food, flowers and fashion! Enjoy a fantastic, if bit frigid Easter, Claire!
It’s cloudy northwest of Chicago. They’re predicting 68° and sunny around noon. I can hear a Canada goose on the pond, but they’ve been back a month or more. I can’t see him due to the leaves on the crabapple tree. Ah, the crabapple tree has leaves! After last fall, I thought it might be a goner.
Wow – that’s what I call a bakery! Having breakfast/brunch with the in-laws this morning. Thankful we are all ok for another year. Thankful for you too Claire – blessings to you and thanks for the lovely photos.
Yes, my eye is clearly drawn to the same things … there were some lovely spring dresses in some of the windows, too, but I only thought to take out my camera after I’d passed them. Next time.
It is clear and sunny this morning in Annapolis, the temperature is just reaching 70. Should be a lovely spring day for Easter. Happy Easter to all.
It’s worth the plane ride (and even the groping) for some of those patisseries.
That’s the best bakery in the whole wide world. And it’s only a block from my apartment. I’m a very lucky woman. (Although I sometimes wonder if it might be better for me if sugar, chocolate, whipped cream, and butter weren’t my staple food groups.)
Thank you so much.
Springtime in Paris, . . .
I know we men can’t expect women to dress like it’s Easter every day. But if women wore bright and elegant dresses more often, we would probably all be a bit more cheerful… provided we didn’t have to wait while y’all prettied up. ;)
Those chocolate clams are cool and unexpected.
Here are a few pictures I took this past week of Spring (TX) in the spring.
Have a blessed Easter, all.
This is my son Lennart taking Teddy Roosevelt cat for a drag outside our flat in Tallinn, Estonia, a few minutes ago.
You may notice there is still snow on the ground; we got about an inch this morning (ahh, the Baltics).
But there’s a crystal clear sky and we can hear the bells ring from the Nevsky Cathedral in Old Town a mile away.
Happy Easter, everybody!
Lovely photos Claire. The raspberry confection looks deliriously delicious.
We are headed to 83 for glorious Easter Day!
Thank you for sharing.
Fantastic fotos Aaron. I especially love the salamander, but the butterfly is clearly wearing Easter best!
“J’aimerais une douzaine des tartelettes aux framboises, s’il vous plait. Ne les emballez pas. On va mangez tout de suite.” Maybe you have the sense I have ordered these before…
Just gorgeous, Claire. Thank you! I nearly bumped my nose on my computer monitor going after those fresh raspberries–yum! A glorious treat for the eyes.
Thank you for posting those pictures, Claire.
Sometimes I forget what a beautiful world we live in, and how beautiful people can be to the world around them.
Here in Texas we just call that a lizard, y’all.
That’s the kind that if you let it bite your finger, it will hang on to it all day. Also, if you try to catch it by its tail, the tail will come off and the lizard will escape. I caught dozens of those lizards as a kid in Houston. I’ll bet Aaron did, too.
I told someone about those chocolate clams.
“No, chocolates that look like clams.”
Some shots from this Easter morning, rushed through editing:
Aaron, what’s missing from the sweet professorial duck’s right hand? The shots are beautiful, btw.
Thanks for this post and the wonderful photos, Claire. They called to mind one of my fondest memories, April 1992, spent in Paris. The flowers and chocolates of the season were wonderful.
Most memorable was Easter service at the American Cathedral, where the magnificent altarpiece triptych was thrown open to reveal all of its gilded glory as trumpets sounded, rejoicing in the great good news.
An unexpected announcement from one of the expats we’d met invited any and all in attendance to enjoy roast lamb in the undercroft after services. We joined in, my wife, our 9-year old daughter, and I, to feast on lamb while attempting to converse with visitors from Africa, as well as all over Europe, and even a few young Americans in student exchange programs. An Easter to cherish forever.
A rain guage. My niece played with it at some point and… well, the duck’s just glad it wasn’t him.
I’m finishing up my breakfast of charoset and pancakes, it’s 54F, and Pikes Peak is still wearing her white spring dress.
Here in South Central Texas it’s 75 degrees and a little cloudy. SE winds at 5-10 mph.
Seems to be that way all over. The snow on Rainier is the highest I have ever seen this late, and I watch it every year. Mount St. Helens looks like it was dipped in white icing.
I live in Central Texas so I don’t have any mountains. Or snow. However, the white spring dresses have been out for a while, so there’s that.
…April in Paris, chestnuts in blossom
Holiday tables under the trees
April in Paris, this is a feeling
That no one can ever reprise…
I just love this song, and the photos of April in Paris are a wonderful accompaniment.
Excellent pictures, Queen Claire.
I think they are called coquilles St. Choc.?
Easter in Virginia:
Easter in Montana:
We are truly blesed.