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.

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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 16, 2012

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Flower of the Day – August 16, 2012

“A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.”
Charles Darwin

Dad’s Rose,Portland Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon. Copyrights belong to the photographer: Louise Edwards, L&L Photography, L&L Images. © 2012 All Rights Reserved.

This rose is for you Dad, always loved, always missed, never forgotten.

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 18, 2012

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Flower of the Day – July 2012

In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.”
― Albert Schweitzer

Ruby Silk,” Blood Rose, Helvetia Lavender Festival, Hillsboro, Oregon. Copyrights belong to the photographer: Louise Edwards, L&L Photography/L&L Images.

Flower of the Day – July 16, 2012

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Flower of the Day – July 16, 2012

Centuries pass when nothing happens, and then in a few short years events of such tremendous importance take place that the world is never the same again …. Now’s the time to be alive– to see it happen, to be a part of it. That makes the blood race, and each breath is an adventure.
― David Eddings, The Belgariad: Volume One

“Blood Rose,” Helvetia Lavender Festival, Hillsboro, Oregon. Copyrights belong to the photographer: Louise Edwards.

Flower of the Day – July 8, 2012


Flower of the Day – July 8, 2012

Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
― Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

Orange Light,” Portland Rose Gardens, Portland Oregon