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Life and roses…a poem

roses start out as seeds they put down roots and if their roots are allowed to survive they flourish and eventually produce a bud wrapped tightly the bud feel the warmth of the sun and begin to unfurl reaching for … Continue reading

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Roses, a poem

the roses pushed and shoved at each other their petals overlapping as they tried to make room for the new buds starting to open

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All three of these different colored roses were on the same stem…

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Stages of life…


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Two days ago…

The last of the roses at the Chicago Botanic Garden. It was 24 degrees last night.  When I woke up all my flowers were limp and hanging over their pots.  They lasted longer than usual but I always hate to … Continue reading

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This is Chicago, it’s November 16th…roses are blooming…tomorrow it’s going to be 70 degrees. It’s going to snow this weekend. But, for right now, we are 30 degrees above normal. But hey, no climate change to worry about.


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Chicago Botanic Garden

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