'I'm always looking for the Hows and the Whys and the Whats,' said Muskrat, 'That is why I speak as I do. You've heard of Muskrat's Much-in-Little, of course?'
'No,' said the child. 'What is it?'
- The Mouse and his Child. Russell Hoban.

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Wednesday, 10 February 2010

Beauty in Unexpected Places


The last of the Christmas lilies. I wish I could describe the heady, sweet, moonlit perfume well enough so you could share it too.

6 comments:

  1. Beauty to be sure....only flowers I am enjoying these days are indoors. 4th day in a row of snow.

    This beautiful flower does my eyes good this morning!

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  2. You're welcome Sis! Sorry about your snow!

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  3. Lovely - but if you don't mind me saying - finding beauty in a garden is hardly "unexpected". It's like not expecting to find fish in an aquarium.

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  4. That could be true YP... but you haven't seen my garden.

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  5. Oh in spite of my MIL -least said the better- I love these Lillies. The odd thing is, they grow wild at the side of the roads about here, & they go unloved & unappreciated. Well, I appreciate them, but we do not stop to smell the wonderful aroma, as we sweep past on our way to 'somewhere'.

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  6. Wow Meggie - so they really are "Beauty in Unexpected Places" over your way.

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