Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Too Much Beauty, Too Little Time

I'm not caught up yet, sorry.
This not-caught-upedness is shown in the lack of blog posts and the old photos I'm posting here. All pretty, mind you, but some taken a week ago. It's a good thing beauty doesn't age out!
Beau loves to drive when he gets a chance.
Don't worry; the car was in park. Beau is perusing the river for sailboats. What a fluffy dog he is! In this picture, he looks like a dog who needs a children's book written about him.
The car isn't the only place he prefers the driver's seat.
Now, relax and enjoy some blooms from Oriental.
This spindly rose bush is beside a mailbox, but Oh! the color of the blooms!
All these, on one bush ~
Is it orange? Red? Pink? Something in between?
Perhaps the beauty is in the inscrutability.
This local pooch received a friendly scratch while enjoying a ride in daddy's truck. Oriental is the most dog-lovin' town I've ever experienced.
Bright azaleas ~ the camera simply doesn't do them justice.
These folks on Blackwell Point have a nifty decoration at their driveway.
A bearded iris, I believe?
Years ago, I collected a few of these railroad insulators. They look pretty this way.
Knock-out roses are popular here.
Moving on ... to more recent photos ...
My friend with the beautiful yard has a bed of these beauties:
 Aren't they something?!
 Perhaps the prettiest Knock-out roses in town are down at Oriental Marina, in front of their sign.
 They bloom so prettily because they have such a view!
 One house has a fence full of Knock-out roses. I showed you these last year.

 Awhile back I took a photo of a line of daffodils, which are now gone. But in their place (same yard, same bed) now appear a phalanx of foxglove!


I think I'm now caught up on showing you all my "flower photos." I should start leaving my camera at home, so I don't get behind again :) Cheerio from Oriental!

9 comments:

  1. Thanks for my dose of pretty flowers! We still don't have any here in northern Minnesota. When you mention knock-out roses, are they similar to wild roses? They look a lot like the wild roses we have hereabouts. Enjoy your beautiful town!

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  2. A phalanx of foxgloves- I like that! Good description! Lovely photos as always!x

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  3. Oh, pretty, pretty, pretty!!! I loved the cuteness and the beauty! Isn't it glorious weather? Summer's here! Have a blessed and abundant day --- all this and then heaven, too!

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  4. The roses in the uppermost photos are my favorites. Happy Springtime, M.K.!

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  5. WOW thank you for all of these beauties! Your little town has the sweetest views.

    FlowerLady

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  6. I love seeing all the beautiful roses. I can't believe I don't have a single knock out rose the sure do look wonderful and prolific. Thanks for the sunny views.

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  7. Loads of gorgeous flowers here. I love the roses.

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  8. such a pretty post! I love that multi-colored rose -- it looks just like a sunset! Your dog has the greatest hair, he could swish it around for a Pantene Pro V commercial haha! thank you for all your recent comments on my blog, MK! Hope you hubby is recovering well.

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  9. Oh, I really like those multicolored roses. They are gorgeous. This is a busy time of year. Hang in there.

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