Kinda makes you think of show tunes, huh?
But that's not the subject here. Roses, like the one over there on the left, are just the starting point. And no, whiskers on kittens isn't the next point. Get your mind off that song!
This rose adorns a bush that is growing on the side of my backyard shed. I took the picture the evening I'd gotten so wet and dirty while hiking. Since I was already soaked, I didn't mind wading through the wet grass to take pictures of wet flowers. They're so much prettier when they have drops of water on them.
These might be going a little too far though. Since it was still raining when I took the pictures, there were raindrops all over and maybe the effect was a little too pronounced. Raindrops might be one of those things best left as an accent not the main course.
This next picture was taken just a foot or so away from the rose.
While I think the flower portion is pretty with its faint blue or purplish color, this weed is vicious. Admittedly having thorns on the stalk of the vine isn't unusual, this plant also has big nasty thorns coming out of the leaves. Ouch! If you can't see this, click the picture to make it bigger and easier to see the thorns.
These two flowers are pretty yellows. They appear sunny natured despite all that nasty rain coming down. The one above is from a bush growing on the side of my back deck. The one below grows at the parking lot where I leave my car when I take the bus into work each morning.
Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens. Oops. Sorry about that. It is difficult to keep that tune out of your mind. Damn viral song. This last picture is the first of my day lilies to bloom. You can see the front steps to my porch in the background.
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