Pocket of joy: Roses

Although I regularly post photos of flowers, the roses bring me special joy. Both my pink and my yellow roses are in bloom right now. I love the term “pocket of joy.” I first heard it on a Netflix reality show when one of the main stars, speaking of his difficult growing-up years, also spoke of the…

Pocket of joy: Birthday flowers

A beautiful bouquet of birthday flowers, from my daughter, her husband, and grandson Ben, featured several of these lovely roses. I adore the colors! I love the term “pocket of joy.” I first heard it on a Netflix reality show when one of the main stars, speaking of his difficult growing-up years, also spoke of the pockets…

October rose

Blooming today, the last day of October, one solitary rose. I drove to my father’s mountain cabin today to check on the aftermath of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Zeta and was surprised by this single rose in bloom by the old fence. “There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence.” (Ralph…