Everywhere Roses

Summer so far has been intense, and revolving around family medical issues. I could use a bit of pretty right now.

So thank goodness it is June, and in Northern Virginia roses are blooming everywhere.

At the bus stop,

Rose at the Bus Stop

at the elementary school,

Elementary School Roses

in my mother’s garden, yellow always being her favorite,

Yellow Rose

and even in my window boxes.

Rose Blooming

I may never have a rose garden of my own, but this miniature rose that Henry chose at the grocery store survived the winter and has returned to bloom again. And that is a beautiful thing.


About rbpepper

Rebecca is an artist, writer, and photographer with degrees in Theater and Social Work, and is currently a Stay at Home Mom to her three kids. Some part of her house is always a mess, she lets her kids paint on the table and design their own costumes, and she makes excellent allergen-free cookies. She lives with her equally creative husband and children in a part of Virginia known for being "pretty close to Dulles Airport", and dreams of moving to an old farmhouse in New England.
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