Archive for February, 2013

Wishing you and yours a very Happy Valentine’s Day!

A man had given all other bliss,
And all his worldly worth for this,
To waste his whole heart in one kiss
Upon her perfect lips.
~Alfred, Lord Tennyson

the kiss

The Kiss ~ Francesco Hayez, 1859

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Out of the bosom of the Air,
Out of the cloud-folds of her garments shaken,
Over the woodlands brown and bare,
Over the harvest-fields forsaken,
Silent, and soft, and slow
Descends the snow.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Snow Scene at Utica ~ John Henry Twachtman, 1897-1899

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Skofja Loka in the snow ~ Ivan Grohar, 1905

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Snow and Mist ~ John Atkinson Grimshaw

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Winter Landscape ~ Aleksey Savrasov, 1880-1890

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Along the River, Winter ~ John Henry Twachtman, 1887-1888

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View from the Window of Vincent’s Studio in Winter ~ Vincent van Gogh, 1883

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Snow Effect at Veneux ~ Alfred Sisley

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Snow Effect, Giverny ~ Claude Monet, 1892-1893

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The Seine at Bennecourt, Winter ~ Claude Monet, 1893

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Snow Effect: Winter in the Suburbs ~ Georges Seurat, 1882-1883

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Winter in Yerevan ~ Martiros Saryan, 1933

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The Village in Winter ~ Aleksey Savrasov, 1880-1890

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Winter ~ Arkhip Kuindzhi, 1895

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Snow at Louveciennes ~ Alfred Sisley, 1873

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The Moret Bridge and Mills under Snow ~ Alfred Sisley, 1890

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Study for the Banks of Marne in Winter ~ Camille Pissarro

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Roofs under Snow ~ Gustave Caillebotte, 1878

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Boulevard Haussmann in the Snow ~ Gustave Caillebotte, 1879-1881

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Snow, snow and more snow!






photography by danielle boudrot for a thoughtful eye

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the blizzard…

the wind is howling, the snow is drifting and we are ever so happy to be warm and safe inside our cozy house…more photos tomorrow…


photography by danielle boudrot for a thoughtful eye

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With Valentine’s Day just a week away, I thought you might enjoy a post filled with all things pink, red and romantic! How about a glass of pink champagne or maybe a Laduree raspberry macaroon? Wishing you a glorious weekend!

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Nikolay Krusser

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Paolo Roversi

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Paul Costello

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Sarah Jessica Parker photographed by Mario Testino for Vogue

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Tim Street-Porter

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Chanel ~ Fall/Winter 2012/13 Haute Couture Show

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Pieter Estersohn

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Sasha Pivovarova photographed by Mario Testino

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Melanie Acevedo

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 Nikolay Krusser

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Tria Giovan

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Miguel Flores-Vianna

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Dominique Vorillon

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Street Style ~ Fashion Week January 2013 via Elbows & Knees

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William Waldron

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Paolo Roversi

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William Waldron for Elle Decor

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Simon Upton for Elle Decor

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Nature will bear the closest inspection.  She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.  ~Henry David Thoreau







photography by danielle boudrot for a thoughtful eye

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