france. freedom fries. whatever.

it's just a simple flag, but there are several million people to whom it is the biggest chunk of their identity.

to me, it means a place where freedom fries are still pommes frites.

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    • # Alexandra Pechabaden(S)

      Why needing identity... Why can't we just be "us" or "me" without bothering to belong to a state made by many men who declared it being France?
      Or USA?
      Why is geographic and national identity so important? I suppose it creates order somewhere in other's minds.
      But it also creates chaos and wars... Why need enemies? Why need flags!
      I shall go back to bed

      2008.01.17 Reply Cancel

    • # Jonathan G

      Nice shot, it would be even better if those colours were arranged in a sort of 'x' pattern...oops ;)

      2007.08.03 Reply Cancel

    • # Abe Jackson

      Dang! I was just reading Austin Leslie's Cookbook from Chez Helene and I didn't know that he passed on.

      2007.08.03 Reply Cancel

    • # Jack

      heh?

      my guess is that most purveyors of "freedom fries" serve insipid frozen potatoes, fried with no awareness of the potato's potential, and leave them to wilt ignominiously under a heat lamp.

      when i think of pommes frites, i think of new orleans; people there understand them.

      2007.08.02 Reply Cancel

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