Friday, June 11, 2010

Friday Photo - A Rose with Attitude



I saw this rose on my way to work last week and stopped to take photos.  See how dedicated I am to all you bloggy friends.  I went out of my way to take its picture because this is no ordinary rose.  No ma'am, this rose is:

a)  Working on providing the most spectacular setting for a port-a-potty.


b) The little-rose-that could, working to make the world more beautiful one junkyard at a time.


c) Both.


You've got to admire persistance like that.  Even the graffitti on the port-a-potty seems impressed.


Thanks rose!  We could do with more like you.




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15 comments:

  1. Grace, you are a woman after my own heart. I can only imagine what people thought, with you there taking pictures of a porta potty. They're beautiful.
    Connie

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  2. Great post, love your blog style! Glad I found you...oh, and Connie above is really cool, so if she's here, you're really cool too...

    Oh, for more roses such as this...

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  3. I wondered what people thought as well - especially since there was a security camera (you can see it in the third photo down on the left side of the picture). It was a pretty muddy day as well, so I had to wipe my shoes off when I got to work. The things I do for my bloggy friends.

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  4. I love that rose and you're so right, we could use lots more roses that make even the most mundane things prettier and sweeter smelling too!
    Kat :)

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  5. Hi Grace! Your post certainly put a big smile on my face. How brave of you to risk security cameras and the mud to take pics of that bold and brave rose bush! I like your grit!! I am glad that Brenda sent me over to welcome you and I am your newest follower. Come by for a visit when you get a chance!!

    Love,
    Susan and Bentley
    xxoo

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  6. What an amazing pink rose - I wonder what the name of it is. Just shows you that beauty can be found in the strangest places.

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  7. Just stopped by from C.L.H. and I'm here to stay. What a great perspective you have on things. I can read between the lines and love the humor.

    Kate- The Garden Bell

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  8. Hi Grace,
    Thank you for your visit...Yes my daughter started the tradition she loves her garden birds...We also use them through the summer, but after a long winter we look forward to the birds singing and a reason to bring out the bird china:)

    Love your out house post...You really pulled it off with making a out house a cottage place to be :)
    I am a follower of you blog.

    xx
    Dore

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  9. What a great post. When I got to the port a potty I chuckled. Thank you for commenting on my deck and following. I am already following you I noticed. I think we have both commented before. There are just so many blogs to keep up with. I will measure that part of the deck and get back to you.

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  10. such beauty wasted on a port a pot. lol
    I love climbing roses!

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  11. I love your sense of humour! That is so funny...that beautiful bush right next to the porta potty! lol!

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  12. That's funny,great photos ~ love your blog!!

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  13. These pics made me smile!
    How a simple yet wonderful rose can change an, let me say that,awful chemical wc!!
    Francesca
    p.s. Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving such a nice comment.

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