Pervasive gray tones have settled over the whole town. Even the evergreens in my backyard seem to be evergrays today. I love sunshine and blue skies, but I’m too stubborn to let the fog of general grayness seep into my mind and take over my mood. Every day is too precious to throw away that easily. I stepped onto my back deck and perked up when I saw that the rosebushes I had neglected to cut back until now were waving a last goodbye to me. I know that more gray days are sure to come. I had to capture the moment so I could savour the blooms later on when no flowers would be left in the yard to cheer me up. These last roses will now live on my blog and in my computer until spring brings on the next cheery flowers.
It’s not that long until Christmas, but I need to say one last fond farewell to my roses of summer.