at last...

You can complain because roses have thorns,
or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.
 Ziggy quotes

I'd rather have roses on my
table than diamonds on my neck.
Emma Goldman

I once had a rose named after me and I
was very flattered. But I was not pleased
to read the description in the catalogue:
no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
 Eleanor Roosevelt

Truths and roses have thorns about them.
Henry David Thoreau

                                                   I don't know whether nice people
                                                     tend to grow roses or growing
roses makes people nice.
Roland A. Browne

                                                   Won't you come into the garden?
                                                    I would like my roses to see you.
                                                              Richard B Sheridan

       It will be very difficult for me to leave my roses for a week. 

Chicago here we come.



Unknown said…
exquisite. that last one.. just breathtaking.
love the the quotes too.

enjoy your trip. Chicago?
cristie said…
yes, we are off to visit my daughter's family in Chicago. she has four little boys i haven't seen for almost a year so i can hardly wait to get my hands on them.

deb, i would love to bring you a vase of roses. xox
Unknown said…
you are so sweet,
consider the gift received.
thank you..

and I am in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. So Chicago is closer than you usually are.
enjoy the visit. how exciting.I would be beside myself.
Katie said…
You've waited a long time for those to bloom! I'm so glad you can part with them for a week to come see us. Travel savely!

S. Etole said…
what beauty you have shared with us ... may your journey be blessed

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