Friday, August 10, 2012

Orange You Glad It's Friday?



A man ought to carry himself in the world as an orange tree would if it could walk up and down in the garden–swinging perfume from every little censer it holds up to the air.








14 comments:

  1. Beautiful photo and thought. But I'm not so glad it's Friday because I have been on vacation. Well, we do savor things more when they are finite.

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    1. Thanks, Jean. I'm on vacation, too, and know exactly what you mean!

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  2. Beautiful orange and quote! I will try being more orangey this weekend :). (Oh, almost forgot but you're absolutely right, the World Trade Center architect was afraid of heights!)

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    1. I'm sure that others will appreciate your oranginess!

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  3. There grows one inside of our garden. Might take a few month though to harvest. Please have a good weekend.

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    1. Enjoy it when it finally gets there! Happy Weekend to you, Robert.

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  4. I will agree with Beecher if the perfume is natural, like the scent of orange blossoms or lavender. I'm a member of a large segment of the population that is made very uncomfortable by manufactured perfumes.

    I like your photo; the orange has a velvet quality.

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    1. I'm with you on that one. Most give me a headache. Thanks. Velvet - I like that!

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  5. Wonderful photo Adele!

    Marie

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    1. Thanks, Marie. It's a tree in our yard. The Husband picks one for our fruit plates every morning. He's not too bad to have around!

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  6. One of the first things I did when I purchased my home back in 1997 was to plant a jasmine bush next to my bedroom window (near the tomato plants - if you remember that post). Every year, when the buds would make an appearance, my azzhole neighbor would lean over my fence and chop the plant down. This, despite repeated protests on our part. Then one day, 2 winters ago, I saw a lock on their front door and a foreclosure sign on their window. This occurrence was about a week AFTER he had chopped down my plant - once again. I felt bad... for maybe 33 minutes. Yesterday while watering, I became so excited when I saw the reappearance of flower buds. Finally, 15 years later I'll experience the smell of jasmine when I drift off to sleep.

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    1. Holy Crap! 33 minutes was very generous on your part. It took awhile, but it looks like his bad attitude caught up with him. Sweet dreams to you. :-)

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    2. PA, I'm sorry for your azzhole neighbor's plight. But he has long been an unrosy thorn in your kindly side, and I have a feeling he deserves it. I hope he learns something and that you get a wonderful neighbor who loves jasmine, cats and art.

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    3. I second that. "Jasmine, cats and art..." I think you are the perfect neighbor!

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