Friday, December 11, 2009

Bloggers Community Photo Challenge - Leading Lines


The world is but a canvas to our imaginations."
_Henry David Thoreau

- Fascinating Cleveland Clinic Building fountain foyer entrance
and connecting buildings -

Independence, Ohio

photos by_rRose

Thursday, November 12, 2009

"The Colors of Autumn"

The Colors Of Autumn

"begin the hours of this day slow,

Make the day to us seem less brief,

hearts not adverse to being beguiled -" _Robert Frost

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Summer Fading Sunset

Virginia Beach Sunset - _rRose
- Summer Fading -

Monday, June 22, 2009

Enjoy Summer Days

"The Rainbow Comes and Goes,
And Lovely is the Rose"

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Community Photo Challenge Photo Story

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Our Photo Story Challenge starts today & ends on Thursday May, 21st. You have a week to post on your blog a 3-5 image Photo Story.


“In the Spring a livelier iris changes on the burnish'd dove;

In the Spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love”

_Alfred Lord Tennyson

Photo Story - Iris Garden at my WV mountain farm - May 13, 2009


Friday, April 24, 2009

Happy Spring Days


Singing Spring Praises -
Hear Whisperings of the Wind -
All the Songbirds Sing - _rRose

photo: rRose

Monday, March 9, 2009

Bloggers Community Photo Challenge: Community Photo Challenge- BIRDHOUSES

Bloggers Community Photo Challenge: Community Photo Challenge- BIRDHOUSES

Bloggers Community Photo Challenge


- birdhouse photos - _rRose

"You are surprised and not surprised by the way

these moments come,

the four of you on the porch like that,

the birdhouse not only looking like a birdhouse but actually one."
- “The Birdhouse, Or” _Jamie Dopp's

Friday, February 20, 2009

Blogger's Community Photo Challenge- WINTER


"There's a certain slant of light,
On winter afternoons -"
"When it comes, the landscape listens,
Shadows hold their breath
_Emily Dickinson
photo - winter afternoon "slant of light" _rRose

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Happy Valentine's Day to All!


Plato -Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back.

photos: _rRose

Valentine's Day lace & ribbons
Laces and ribbons are a delicate Valentine's Day symbol. Their association with love and romance can be traced to ancient times. At that time when kings and knights went to battles their ladylove presented laces to them.

There is yet another reason attributed to popularity of Laces as Valentine's Day symbol. Hundreds of years ago ladies used to carry lace handkerchief. If at times a lady accidentally dropped her hanky, courtesy demanded that the man standing near the lady pick up the handkerchief for her. Sometimes, ladies used to drop their handkerchiefs deliberately in front of the man they liked and wanted to meet. Lace therefore became a tool in the hands of ladies to encourage romance. Gradually, people began to associate lace with romance and started using paper lace to decorate chocolate boxes and Valentine cards. Even in present times laces are used in Valentine's Day Decoration and Cards._valentines

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Blogger's Community Photo Challenge-FOOD!

This week's Challenge is FOOD!
Food is the most primitive form of comfort.
_Sheila Graham
Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what's for lunch.
_Orson Welles (1915 - 1985)

lemonlemon cake by _rRose

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Round Robin Challenge "Not Of This Season"

"There is no season such delight can bring,

As summer, autumn, winter and the spring."

_William Browne, Variety, 1630
"Not of This Season"

hayfield in blueridge mountains- va - _rRose

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Bloggers Community Photo Challenge - "Still Life"

Bloggers Community Photo Challenge: Community Photo Challenge- Still Life

- a classic still life -
it's one of the oldest traditions in art history -

- flowers bloom from antiquer pitcher _rRose

- my boots in snow _rRose

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Happy 2009 to All!

Whose woods these are I think I know

His house is in the village though;

He will not see me stopping here

To watch his woods fill up with snow.

My little horse must think it queer

To stop without a farmhouse near

Between the woods and frozen lake

The darkest evening of the year.

He gives his harness bells a shake

To ask if there is some mistake.

The only other sound's the sweep

Of easy wind and downy flake.

The woods are lovely, dark and deep.

But I have promises to keep,

And miles to go before I sleep

And miles to go before I sleep.

_Robert Frost-1874-1963

antique surrey in snowy woods_rRose