Eiffel Tower Pictures

Eiffel Tower Print - Picture Viewed from the Seine Overlooking Boats

A trip to Paris just wouldn’t be complete without seeing its most famous landmark, the Eiffel Tower.  Built in 1889 as the entrance to the World’s Fair, it was never intended to be there a hundred years later.  In fact, the permit was only for 20 years.  However, by the time those 20 years expired, the tower had become valuable to the city as a communications tower and its landmark status had grown. Until 1930 when the Chrysler Building was completed, the tower was the tallest manmade structure in the … Continue reading

Fall in North Georgia

Photo of an old shed in North Georgia in the Autumn

Fall is just my favorite season. Spring is a close second, but autumn has the cool temps and the bright colors, especially in the north part of the state where I lived for a decade. In fact, even though the Alpharetta area where I lived wasn’t really in the mountains or anything, it was far enough up to have some great color. This is a picture of a scene I used to pass everyday on the way to work. This old farm shed had seen better days but it was … Continue reading

Crossroads Store – Rural Southern Americana

Crisp County Georgia picture - Crossroads store - old Country Store

There will always be a soft spot in my heart for pictures of lonesome back-roads – real Americana.  So many of the places pictured in them used to be the site of some small community. Cars opened up our world, but amongst the costs was the loss of these small places.  Of course, some people simply moved away, but those that didn’t went to shop in nearby cities.  The communities some of our grandparents called home have simply become highway signs noting their location and little more. This Americana picture … Continue reading