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Authentic French crepes are made in this truck, and they are tres bien. Lakes Park market in Ft. Myers, Fla. Feb.7, 2018.   Paul Goldfinger photo. click to enlarge.



EMILIE-CLAIRE BARLOW   from her album  The Very Thought Of You:



Emilie-Claire Barlow


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Paul Goldfinger. Ft.Myers Florida. Edison Estate. 2019. ©


HANS ZIMMER, GEOFF ZANELLI, AND BLAKE NEELY—–   “Honor.”  This is the main title theme from the HBO Miniseries The Pacific.


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Paul Goldfinger ©. Lakes Park Farmers’ Market. Jan 10, 2018.



AL MARTINO   Looking forward to Christmas:




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Faces at the Farmers Market in Ft. Myers Florida. By Paul Goldfinger © Undated. Click to enlarge.


THE VELOURS  From Forever Doo Wop Vol I


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Wedding Party. Edison Estate on the Caloosahatchee River. Fort Myers, Florida. March  2011. Re-posted by Paul Goldfinger- 2018—-Blogfinger.net ©.


—Paul Goldfinger, Editor @Blogfinger.


This photo requires a bit of narrative.  It’s a gorgeous Saturday in Fort Myers, Florida, at the Edison Estate  (the winter home of  Thomas A.)   We’re milling about, sizing up the tour which we are about to take, when a white limo pulls up.  Out spills the bridal party. The wedding photographer is fumbling with his equipment, and the women form a protective ring around the bride.

So here I am with my camera, and this scene unfolds right in front of me. I pick up my Leica M-9 and start shooting. I’m caught up in the event.    I’m a paparazzi, circling the scene like a shark—moving in with my wide angle lens.

Just then, a cell phone rings multiple times, with the sound coming from the right side.  It’s  the bride’s mother’s phone.   I snap the photo, and then the bride says, “Mom!!  I think your phone’s ringing!!”


Editor’s note:  The bride was so beautiful;   I can’t leave it like this–with Mom’s phone ringing.  Let’s fast forward and imagine a moment later in the day when all attention is focused on the bride.


Here are the JAGUARS:  This is one of the all-time great love songs—-By Jerome Kern  (music) and Dorothy Fields (lyrics.)  Dorothy said that she cried when she first heard Kern’s melody.


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Bunche Beach, Fla.  Paul Goldfinger © February , 2018. Click to enlarge.


Enlarge the photo to see the variety of bathing outfits at this family beach in South West Florida.




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Paul Goldfinger © January, 2020. Southwest, Florida.   Click on image to enlarge.


LANA DEL REY “Blue Velvet.”    This song is from 1950, and Tony Bennett was the first to have a hit with it.  Lana Del Rey is a currently active recording star who made this version first in 2012, and it was well received.

David Lynch, who made the movie of the same name, liked it very much. Del Rey is a glamorous star who wore an off -the-rack dress from the mall to the Grammy Awards.

The version of Blue Velvet below is from her album Born to Die–the Paradise Edition (2018)

Her latest album was nominated but did not win at the 2020 Grammys. It is very good.



Lana Del Rey

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Paul Goldfinger © Ft. Myers, Fla. c.2013







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Sanibel Island, Fla. Paul Goldfinger photograph. Q2M. February 1, 2021.  Click to enlarge the creature.



LUND KORALLERNA  “Sankta Lucia”   From, a Swedish Christmas.


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Iona district in Ft. Myers, Fla. 2015. Paul Goldfinger photo ©

Iona district in Ft. Myers, Fla. 2015. Paul Goldfinger photo ©


RENEE´  OLSTEAD    with “Skylark”  by Hoagy Carmichael (music) and Johnny Mercer  (lyrics)—–Johnny was from Savannah; Hoagy from Indiana. Both men composed and sang.


Renee Olstead

Renee Olstead

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