Flower of the Day – August 30, 2012

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Flower of the Day – August 30, 2012

“So you will be…  What you ‘will’ to be”
James Allen

Rose Petals,” Portland Rose Gardens, Portland, Oregon. Copyrights belong to the photographer: Lloyd Edwards L&L Photography, L&L Images. © 2012 All Rights Reserved.

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Flower of the Day – August 29, 2012

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Flower of the Day – August 29, 2012

“Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves, but deal in our privacy with the last honesty and truth.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson, The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Satin,” Portland Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon. Copyrights belong to the photographer: Lloyd Edwards, L&L Photography, L&L Images. © 2012 All Rights Reserved.

Flower of the Day – August 28, 2012

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Flower of the Day – August 28, 2012

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”
Marcel Proust

Rose Garden,” Portland Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon. Copyrights belong to the photographer: Lloyd Edwards, L&L Photography, L&L Images. © 2012 All Rights Reserved.

 

Flower of the Day – August 8, 2012

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Flower of the Day – August 8, 2012

“By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.”
~Rabindrath Tagore

“Marmalade,” Portland Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon. Copyrights belong to the photographer: Louise Edwards, L and L Photography, L and L Images, © 2012 All Rights Reserved.

 

Flower of the Day – July 22, 2012

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Flower of the Day – July 22, 2012

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” ~ Rachel Carson

Mirror in Orange“, Portland Rose Gardens, Portland, Oregon. Copyrights belong to the photographer: Louise Edwards, L&L Photography, L&L Images.