Though we travel the world to find the beautiful

we must carry it with us or we find it not

Ralph Waldo Emerson


Thursday, July 21, 2011

Heading Home.....



An elderly Monsieur heading home with baguette
firmly grasped behind his back
It is almost time for le dejeuner

A warming glimpse into French provincial life

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19 comments:

Food, Fun and Life in the Charente said...

I just love these sort of photos, so typical of French life. Diane

Suzi said...

A warm glimpse indeed. Love this image. x

Sam @ My Carolina Kitchen said...

When I close my eyes and think of France, I see this kind of image. So, so French. Thanks for the wonderful photo caught at just the right moment with your camera.
Sam

Shell Sherree said...

Such a sweet scene. The simple things in life... Lovely, Dianne.

La Table De Nana said...

These were some of my favorite sights..

You captured him well..What a dear..

Sylvia K said...

What a wonderful capture, Dianne! I love it! One more of the delightful things about France that I loved. Hope your week is going well! Enjoy!

Sylvia

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Dianne,

Such a beautiful photograph of the dear old Gentleman.
Happy weekend

Hugs
Carolyn

Georgianna said...

This is such a classic French image, DIanne. It tells an entire sweet story. ! I love it! – g

Cezar and Léia said...

As time could stop in this moment...AMAZING shot dear Dianne, it's beautiful!
I love visiting your blog, I always find wonderful images and I'm always enchanted by those flowers in your sidebar.
Merci! :)
Léia

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

This is a wonderful shot of French life, a daily walk down his familiar path, baguette in hand.

I love this one, Dianne!

Bises,
Genie

Kim, USA said...

I love this photo. Looks to me very peaceful ^_^

Jack said...

There are some mornings when I feel like that . . .

Honey at 2805 said...

This is a stunning photograph!!

Helmi said...

Beautiful, I love France. Thanks for sharing.

Delana said...

Wonderful. I see "photos" like this so often. I just never have enough guts to snap a photo. Thanks for sharing.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Wonderful shot Dianne, the simplest things in life are always the best, warm sunlight, warm baguette,perfection!

The Dainty Doll's House said...

He is precious!! I love the little things like this in France!! x

Europewalker said...

I love your blog, I wish I lived in France. I have only visited there and loved every minute of it.

Virginia said...

The perfect French photograph! Great great catch!
V

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