Where he hangs his hat...

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© Kathleen DesHotel
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My amazing paper-artist friend Charlotte invited me to her family's house where she and her husband and father live. It is a French Creole Cottage along Bayou Liberty, built circa 1789 and on the National Register. The sun pours through as the front door opens and blankets her octogenarian father's hats. He never leaves home without one on his head. I like to capture photographs that are distinctive of a person's habits and routines, and this one reminded me of my great grandmother who always said, "Where a man hangs his hat is home."

6 responses

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio   gave props (13 Jun 2009):

    fantastic shot! someone once said, where do I place the hat, that is my home ...

  • Sherry Sturgis

    Sherry Sturgis gave props (14 Jun 2009):

    The lighting is wonderful!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (18 Jun 2009):

    Oh...Yeah! It rocks!

  • Joe Glopete

    Joe Glopete gave props (19 Jun 2009):

    This tells a story of a fine gentleman!

  • Dorothy Menosky

    Dorothy Menosky gave props (26 Jun 2009):

    Wonderful photo. True art.

  • Sara Fields

    Sara Fields (Deleted) gave props (4 Nov 2010):

    I adore the lighting, it's splendid! Gorgeous image.

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