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Paul Goldfinger ©. Central Park blizzard 1969. Blogfinger.net

 

 

Renée Fleming and Gregory Porter   (Album: Christmas in New York)

 

 

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The archangel Michael slays the devil while a dragon spits water. Paul Goldfinger photo ©.

 

The Place Saint-Michel dates back to 1860. The fountain is the center-piece, but the open area around it is where people relax, sit, stroll and socialize. It reminds me of the fountain area in Washington Square Park, Greenwich Village, New York.  It is in the Latin Quarter neighborhood on the Left Bank of Paris.

Paris is a walking city.  The cafés, parks, fountains, churches, bridges across the Seine, meals in bistros, strolls around town such as in the Isle de la Cité or around Notre Dame—all of it lends itself to romantic moments. The city especially shines at night—it is the City of Lights.  And those moments, as brief or as foolish as they might be, create lasting memories.  The Place de Saint Michel (above) is like that if you just hang around for even 15 minutes.

 

BOB DYLAN  “These Foolish Things” from his album Triplicate

 

 

 

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Sanibel Island. Feb. 9, 2020. Paul Goldfinger ©. Click to enlarge. Monochrom 246.

 

VANESSA PARADIS.  From the soundtrack of Woody’s Fading Gigolo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Paris. By Paul Goldfinger ©

Paris. By Paul Goldfinger ©. River Seine.

 

JOSEPHINE BAKER.  “J’ai Deux Amours.”    (Risky business.)

 

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By Paul Goldfinger, Editor @Blogfinger

Frank Lloyd Wright designed the Kaufmann residence in 1935 for a family from Philadelphia.  It is a marvelous place to visit. Located in a woodsy area in Mill Run, southwest Pennsylvania, it has recently undergone restoration.  Read about it. See link below.

When we went there, there were many photographers. It is considered one of the most important works of American architecture. We learned that Wright designed all the furniture inside and he even wanted to design the clothes for the lady of the house.    Wikipedia on Falling Water

 

Falling Water. Photo by Paul Goldfinger. © Click left for bigger view.

Fallingwater. Photo by Paul Goldfinger. © Click left for bigger view. Reposted from 2013.

 

 

ART GARFUNKEL.   “So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright.”   This song was released in 1970.

 

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West Point, New York, along the Hudson River. By Paul Goldfinger. c. 1999. ©

West Point, New York, along the Hudson River. By Paul Goldfinger. c. 1999. ©  Click to enlarge.

 

USMA BAND AND GLEE CLUB:   “Alma Mater”

 

NOTE:  This morning, Sunday July 4, “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”  will be presented by the Ocean Grove Choir and the Hope-Jones organ.  (Gordon Turk) in the Great Auditorium.

 

Here is the US Army Field Band and Soldiers Chorus from their album  Duty, Honor, and Country.

 

 

 

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Sandy Hook. 2015. By Paul Goldfinger ©

Sandy Hook. 2015. By Paul Goldfinger ©

 

 

BOB DYLAN  from the album “Shadows in the Night.”

 

 

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From “The Artist.” Paul Goldfinger photograph. 2021 ©  Click to enlarge.

 

ALEXANDRE DESPLAT.   From the movie soundtrack  The Shape of Water.

 

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“Michael” Paris, 1991. By Paul Goldfinger ©

 

SOUNDTRACK:    Django Reinhardt  “Brazil”

 

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Allenhurst, NJ.    Paul Goldfinger photo ©. Autumn, 2018.  Click to enlarge

 

SARA BAREILLES    “She Used to be Mine” from the Broadway show Waitress.  Composer Sara Bareilles.

 
 
“She is messy, but she’s kind
She is lonely most of the time
She is all of this mixed up and baked in a beautiful pie
She is gone, but she used to be mine.”

 

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