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About susan sheldon nolen

It’s rare to catch me without coffee, a form of camera, or my beloved wire fox terriers. I love the history, the art, and it’s a massive part of my life, as I either paint, write, or get interrupted by my dogs, reminding me of the real world. I hope you enjoy your time here. It’s such a privilege to have readers.

Stepping back in time at the abbey.

Notre-Dame de Senanque is a Cistercian abbey near the village of Gordes in the department of the Vaucluse in Provence. I couldn’t help but feel like I was back in time. Although there were tourists about, the promise of shade … Continue reading

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I walked by this window  in Gordes with only the sunshine causing movements of light. Then as I turned, five children burst onto the scene  laughing, ran up the stairs, leaving only a memory of joy flashing by.

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From Across the Street in Seattle

The sun broke through the clouds  and just before I crossed the street I caught this image. A homeless man in downtown Seattle listening the the music of a busker. This week’s entry for my black and white photograph challenge. … Continue reading

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time for un petit morceau, Gordes, France 

One lesson learned in France, on a hot summer day in the mountain village of Gordes, it’s always wise to enter the shade and savor the wine. 

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stone houses of Gordes, France.

One mystery of travel, is the delight in never knowing the reason why…for me..I never found out the reason behind these small stone houses in Gordes France. Garden decorations? Or special houses to capture the magic of France.

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Gordes, France

A door high on the foothills of the Monts of Vaucluse, in the hilltop village of Gordes, France. History whispers from the stones. 

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Carnaby Street London England

I stood close enough to get this shot, but not close enough to capture the conversation. A taxing situation for this writer! Lovers? Friends looking for directions, or? Endless possibilities in Carnaby Street, London, England!

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