A Little Fiction About the Truth I Felt in Paris 2012 – “Slumming in Paris Part 6”

The recent tragic loss in Paris at Notre Dame, and the heroic efforts that helped mitigate it, has torn at our emotions and reminded me I had sensed and seen the mettle of the French culture and people via the beauty and monuments to their past when my wife and I stayed in the Latin […]

Paris in 5 1/2 Weeks : Around Notre Dame – Day 3, via Felipe Adan Lerma

My wife Sheila and I, even back in the autumn of 2012, were of course aware of then learned much more of the incredible history of Paris and it’s iconic areas inside the old city walls. We learned that a previous church had occupied the same spot on the island on the Seine as Notre […]

Notre Dame Paris – In Gratitude for Being There and Surviving Through So Much

From my cherished Paris collection of images from my wife and mine’s stay late 2012 – https://fineartamerica.com/profiles/felipeadan-lerma.html?tab=artworkgalleries&artworkgalleryid=642805&page=1 . As always, from its history of progressing human freedom, to surviving World Wars and revolutions, to its sourcing of such a stunning amount of artistic beauty and creativity, Paris endures to inspire and encourage us. Adan Twitter […]

About the Images in My Books, Part 2 – Narrative / Illustrative Photography and Art

From early on I included my own images in small books of poetry, creating verses to illustrate what I saw and felt in the scenes, often of nature but relating to people. Also relatively early, I matched images to my travel memoirs. One small book, “Love’s Travels – Vermont, Paris, Austin”, combines my images with […]

Paris in 5 1/2 Weeks : Serial Photo-Memoir Series in Kindle Unlimited

Paris in 5 1/2 Weeks Series on Amazon Buy in KDP Store or Free on Kindle Unlimited * Original Paris Images – (Click or swipe to expand images) Commentary & links Images of Notre Dame, small streets in Paris, the Latin Quarter, the Eiffel Tower, and more to come : Musee D’Orsay, Tuileries, Champs Elysees, Luxembourg […]

Paris in 5 1/2 Weeks : Photos # 5 – Rue Saint-Andre des Arts, St Germain de Pres (Day 5)

Paris in 5 1/2 Weeks, Days 5 – 6 : A Photo Memoir Rue Saint-Andre des Arts, Square Rene Viviani, St Severin (Latin Quarter) Area * 11 Original Paris Images – Please Note: Click or swipe to expand image. Commentary & links *** “the intent of this blog is to incrementally build a body of […]