I spied roses in the store there were dozens of them in gorgeous colors I could not help myself but get close – after all, who could refuse the call of a rose even though I know I would be disappointed because roses elegant as they should be without their fragrance and thorns are butContinue reading “A ROSE IS A ROSE”


Good morning! 🙂 These photos are for you, new followers and old bloggy friends. Thank you for being here. I took these photos of roses in the early morning when they were still wet with dew and the sun was just rising in the horizon. I think they are specially pretty around that time (andContinue reading “MORNING ROSES”


Yay! The sun had not been too kind these last few days.  We’ve had high 80’s and it’s just the beginning of summer.  However, while I (who should be used to the humid temperatures, having spent most of my life in tropical Philippines) did not relish the heat, the roses exalted in it. Try asContinue reading “ROSES”


For all of the care that I have been putting in the garden – NONE – I am quite pleased that the roses still give blooms.  I say, they bloom more now that I left them alone – than when I fussed constantly about them.  The garden, or what is supposed to be one, isContinue reading “SEPTEMBER’S ROSES”