October 4, 2021

Colorful Petals

Flowers are still blooming and I am collecting their images, aware that soon frost will nip them and deprive us of their beauty.

"Gather ye rosebuds while ye may,
Old Time is still a-flying;
And this same flower that smiles today
Tomorrow will be dying."

~ Robert Herrick (17th Century Poet)

Mosaic Monday / Monday Murals

This mural wraps around a corner into the entrance of a parking garage in Merrifield. I looked up the store and they design and sell calendars and journals. 


  1. Yes, Linda, the days are numbered for anything susceptible to frost! Love your flower collage! Thanks for linking to Mosaic Monday!

  2. Nice flowers, sadly they don't last long :)
    The mural looks like a very pretty quilt.
    Thanks for participating in Monday Murals Linda.

  3. I certainly would live to live a colorful organized and happy life. Looks like their store is living up to its name. Wonderful mural, Linda.

    Too bad the days of roses are numbered this autumn.

  4. The flowers will soon be gone, but many bright berries will remain to enliven a winter scene.

  5. Pretty flower and I love the colorful mural. Have a happy day!

  6. Wishing you as many frost free days as possible!
    Wren x

  7. Your re-purposing the symbolism of the poem to mean literally gathering flowers (or their pictures) is amusing. After all, the title of the poem is "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time." Not "To the photographer..."

    best... mae at maefood.blogspot.com

    1. It’s a metaphor, of course. I chose the literal version.

  8. Pretty flowers, and I am aware of my own joy at seeing the first daffodils just a few months ago! Soon we move from this brightest of seasons to the grey days.

  9. What a neat mosaic! It's perfect for flower pics!

  10. What a stunning mosaic you gave life to with your so wonderful flowers still in bloom, dearest Linda, it caugth my eyes this morning whem I first saw it and filled my heart with gladness, thank you!
    SEnding hugs and more hugs to you
    Xx Daniela at ~ My little old world ~ (Dany)

  11. That is a lovely mosaic, such beautiful colours.

    All the best Jan

  12. These are lovely. I think I've taken my last flower shots of the year.


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