Stopping to Smell the Roses

When I’m back home, my allergies are horrendous.  Here in Norway, they’ve been much better to the point where I can even stop and smell the roses.  My allergies have been present in Norway as there is a lot of pollen this time of year here as well, but they’re significantly less severe.  I enjoyed stopping to smell the roses.

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Even on the worst allergy day here, I can still smell the roses and flowers as I walk by them.  The fragrance of the roses, in particular, is very strong.  The smell is absolutely magnificent.  There is not a candle or potpourri on earth that can replicate the smell of these roses.

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Not only is the aroma amazing, but the flowers on the plants are gigantic, brightly colored and numerous.  Thank goodness for the close up feature on my Canon, which did a pretty good job of capturing the beautiful blooms.

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2 thoughts on “Stopping to Smell the Roses

  1. How Wonderful – Roses love a good pruning and Cold weather – prior to spring – and you have them both in Norway!
    When they do open up – all that stored Energy -Releases -the Greatest of Scents – You are so correct.
    Happy to hear of your daily adventures and your travels – with your Blog .
    Precious memories in the making, for you and your family!
    The hanks – for sharing !

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