Another example on the mosaics inside the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica. I wish that contemporary St. Louis would better follow the saint-king's example.
Lagniappe is a wonderful word in Louisiana Cajun French. It means a little something extra for free, and here's mine for today. There is a professional photo studio here, Studio Altius, that rents space and equipment photographers who do not have their own portrait lights and backdrops. Sometimes on Saturday afternoon they will bring in models for those of us still on our learner's permits. This is some work I did yesterday. These women are not professional models but were great to work with. Laura is completing her Ph.D. in American studies and Cookie is an executive with a corporate relocation firm.