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T is  for Tree!

"T" is for Tree!

In the midst of taking this photo of a Christmas Tree on
the landing at the top of an antique staircase,
I was reminded of a line from Frank McCourt's autobiography.
Living in terrible proverty, always on the brink of dying as did several of his siblings,
McCourt found solace in conversations with "the angel on the 7th step," he said.
McCourt won a Pulitzer Prize for his autobiography that was 'titled, ANGELA'S ASHES.
With thought of McCourt and his angel on the 7th step, I've created this composition
using a photo of the sky also taken today in high winds, and combined a 2nd picture of the angel
that sits a-top the tree on the landing.

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Kerry Tingley23-Dec-2008 16:02
I loved that book! What wonderful recall and spirit to bring that scene to life! You brought tears to my eyes...
J. Scott Coile22-Dec-2008 21:46
Touching story Carol.
Flo Hendry22-Dec-2008 03:51
Nice editing of 2 good shots! v
Norman Richard21-Dec-2008 14:43
Top of the line ... steps tree. Nice
Art Parnell21-Dec-2008 04:06
Well thought out and beautifully done, Carol.
Máire Uí Mhaicín21-Dec-2008 01:16
Very well done.
BleuEvanescence20-Dec-2008 23:55
You did beautifully well..
Harrison20-Dec-2008 22:59
Interesting with all the reflections. Well done
Cindi Smith20-Dec-2008 22:47
This is beautiful....lovely composition and layering work. Beautiful entry!
Char20-Dec-2008 14:48
Hi Carol,
A wonderful visionary scene! Great work of art. \/
Carol Breton20-Dec-2008 14:29
Marvelous work Carol.
Mairéad20-Dec-2008 12:00
Excellent work.
Yvonne20-Dec-2008 10:56
A wonderful realisation Carol!
Sheila20-Dec-2008 10:37
Lovely setting for the tree!
Sandi Whitteker20-Dec-2008 09:17
Wonderful art Carol! Beautiful!
mathilda williams20-Dec-2008 05:55
Oh Christmas tree!
j>a>e>17 :):):)20-Dec-2008 05:49
angela's ashes is such a beautiFULLL heart~tribute & you sooo grant the mccourt family a gift o'heart HERE & HOW :):):) 17 cladddagh care AAAHHHvationzzz from chicago :):):)
Larry Peterson20-Dec-2008 04:56
Great caputre, Carol. Very well done.
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