It’s almost time to say au revoir to February. What a lovely month it has been ❤
“Essentially photography is life lit up.” — Sam Abell, photographer
la vie en rouge | red
(365/365) “For last year's words belong to last year's language, and next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning." - T.S. Eliot
(364/365) “God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.” - James M. Barrie
“If a cardinal should appear, a loved one came to bring you cheer. A memory, a smile, a tear, a visitor from Heaven’s near.”
« Bonheur, amour, confiance, cela dépend de toi d'ouvrir les portes du changement. » - Vincent Pelonero
The past several times that I’ve visited Paris, I have had the privilege of staying in my friends’ apartment in the 16th arrondissement. I will miss this amazing view of the Eiffel Tower — especially when it sparkles at night, but I’m excited to discover a new neighborhood and to stay in this lovely apartment that I found on Airbnb.
(361/365) “May your days be merry and bright, and may all your Christmases be white.” - Irving Berlin
It’s raining today, but wasn’t it lovely to wake up to the prettiest dusting of snow on Christmas morning?
(360/365) « La période des fêtes, c'est comme la bûche de Noël : il faut savoir la savourer avant de la finir sans s'en rendre compte. » - Hanluo Taihan
The bûche de Noël at le Rêve (“A modern twist on the traditional French Yule Log: Cheesecake mousse with pistachio crémeux, vanilla bavarois, and morello cherry cream” garnished with pistachios and snowflake cookies) is pretty and delicious, but if you’d like a sweet treat without the calories, check out the 2018 most beautiful bûches de Noël in Paris.
“Christmas — It is the tenderness of the past, courage for the present, and hope for the future." - Agnes M. Pahro
“Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime.” - Laura Ingalls Wilder