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Saturday, May 30, 2009

Today's Flowers - Shadow Shot Sunday

Macro Monday, Ruby Tuesday & more Today's Flowers
are at Small Reflections
and this post could work for Ruby Tuesday too!
Scroll down for Shadow Shot Sunday
Haiku Sky Watch Friday & Camera Critters
are in the next post here ...

The SECOND time my

Mr. Lincoln bloomed this year
it produced these two

lovely red roses
rather than just one the way
it did earlier.

This is my twentieth …
Click to embiggen for better viewing
and for others participating in Today's Flowers
Shadow Shots at Hey Harriet

If you missed Purple
Passion Photo earlier
you will find it here.

(A previous Today's Flowers post last week.)

Thought for Today
"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." Dalai Lama


Sylvia K said...

Gorgeous roses and perfect shadow shots! Great combination! Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

Hey Harriet said...

Beautiful selection of roses and their sweet shadows. Have a great week :)

Greyscale Territory said...

Your flowers are absolutely delightful! And love how you have collaged their vibrant colour!

diane said...

like your roses and your blogs from another retired teacher.

Rosebud Collection said...

So beautiful..Don't know how people get such beautiful flowers..
since my don't do well. I try, but really not good at it.
Happy SSS.

Evette Mendisabal said...

So pretty!

Mama Zen said...

I love the shadow!

PERBS said...

Your roses are beautiful! Ours are blooming too and youw ill spot one on my blog today and more later this week -- only because I ahd trouble with blogger today.

I like your collage!

marLou said...

These are gorgeous roses!

Carletta said...

I'd love to take a stroll through your garden - you always have such beauties to share!
Great shots to fit both memes!

My post is here: Carletta’s Captures.

Ari_1965 said...

Oh, there's nothing like roses. Lovely. Lovely photos, too. My portulaca have just started to bloom, the sweet little things. I bring this up only because they are also called moss roses. I love their almost-succulent foliage.

Karen said...

Wow--such beauty!!

Naturegirl said...

Stunning! Your red roses are simply stunning!

Dianne said...

the rose shadow at the bottom is perfect!

Arija said...

Nice selection of roses for todsy's flowers.

Gallicissa said...

Those red roses are quite a treat.
Have a good week!

Tulip said...

pretty vibrant red roses.

Felisol said...

Wonderful Abraham Lincoln!
I haven't seen him in Europe!
I guess nothing surpasses a red rose.
From Felisol

Anonymous said...

What a wonderful composition of red roses, your work never stops impressing me!

Robin said...

You always have such wonderful roses. Thank you for sharing them.

lisaschaos said...

Beautiful red!!

Ebie said...

You have a beautiful garden. And red is one of my favorite colors. Enjoy your daily walk along the beach!

Denise said...

Fabulous roses, stunning photograph. Thank you for sharing them with Today's Flowers.

CyberCelt said...

Wow! Those roses are beautiful. At one time, I had 20 rose bushes. I had to leave them when I left my husband. I miss the rosebushes more. LOL

My WW post is up if you wish to see it:

Anonymous said...

Those roses are absolutely beautiful :)
I wish I can smell them!

Tammy said...

The roses are absolutely gorgeous!