Tag Archives: roses

More Rain (YAY!) and Flowers

A rainy day bestows liquid pearls on roses elegantly decked out to celebrate Spring in style. With Love, Russ Advertisements

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Coming Up Roses

This is a view from one of the windows in my indoor office. Most of the buds haven’t yet opened and they give me something else to look forward to. Some are close enough to touch while seated at my desk. The … Continue reading

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Deadheading Distractions

About a month ago my rose bushes began exploding with blossoms, but most of the flowers are now well past their prime or have completely lost their petals, so I went outside to water and deadhead them. My Beloved was … Continue reading

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Spring Is Doing Her Thing

Like a shy but beautiful young lady, Spring is slowly revealing her glorious beauty And vibrant spirit in ever-more-colorful ways For all the world to see a little more each day. Love, Russ

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Courage Comes In All Sizes

This is a true story. Because it happened about 20 years ago it is likely that some of the “facts” that I seem to recall have likely been blurred by the mists of time. Any inaccuracies are unintentional. I came … Continue reading

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Thorns and Roses

Don’t be upset that rosebushes have thorns; rejoice that thorn bushes have roses. As seen at http://www.mikeysFunnies.com Russ

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A Knock On the Door

About nine years ago our 25th wedding anniversary was coming soon and I wanted to honor my wife and celebrate our anniversary in a special way. What I had in mind was to have some men help me to surprise … Continue reading

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