Sentinelle

Sentinelle Over the hundreds of years I’ve stood, I’ve seen more despair than this. I’ve seen more change than this. This fire which blazed inside our steeple is a vestige, soon to be resurrected. Revolution. There is a time of great destruction. To our city, to our people, that was the fire that raged for a decade. Storming the Bastille, execution of thousands of citizens…World … Continue reading Sentinelle

100 Word Wednesday: Week 117

  Image by Pedro Lastra Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! ….My heart is broken over the fire at Notre Dame Paris…Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Paris, France….I have updated this image for us to regard and ponder our 100 Word Wednesday stores on…. What 100 words would you give this image? Interested … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 117

Beloved Notre Dame

My heart breaks… The beautiful Notre Dame de Paris, such an iconic cathedral, burns. We were just there a few months ago, in November 2018. We climbed as high as permitted to the bell tower. It’s magnificence cannot be overstated. The loss … tragic. Architecture….I have been in love with these flying buttresses since I was in the 6th grade. Medieval architecture, the dawn of … Continue reading Beloved Notre Dame

100 Word Wednesday: Week 98

Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image? I’ve been on a little unintentional hiatus from social media and blogging after our Paris trip! NaNoWriMo + Gaming +Homeschooling +Latin + Adulting = little sleep or extra time for blogging! Never one not to rise {eventually} to … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 98

City of Lights

Photo by Paul Gaudriault City of Lights I’d always thought of planning a trip to Paris. In my youth, I had grand thoughts of ‘finding myself’ as I traversed the European countryside. Those dreams, scoffed; left to die in fear and irksome day-to-day life, were never really forgotten. Merely shelved for future dreams. Adventures. Walking the streets with my camera, eating delectable pastries, sipping coffee … Continue reading City of Lights