Saturday, January 23, 2010


Things perfected by nature are
better than those finished by art.
~Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero)~

When bright flowers bloom
Parchment crumbles, my words fade
The pen has dropped.

TODAY’S FLOWER’S was created by our good friend Luiz Santilli Jr.

You can find beautiful and unusual flowers from all over the world by clicking here.


J Bar said...

Thanks for your comment on my Sydney blog, Denise. My other blog contains the best photos of the St George Area that also appear on this Sydney blog. You can find those same photos on the Sydney blog posted on the same date. Just scroll down or look on previous pages.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Tricia said...

How very beautiful these flowers are! I'm longing for spring so I can take some more pictures of all the flowers!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Beautiful colors, Denise... Makes me yearn for spring!!!

Grace Olsson said...

Dear denise
Your shot are very beautiful as always.
Make me dreams
Have a nice weekend, dear

Strawberry Jam Anne said...

Lovely words with the beautiful flowers, Denise.

jabblog said...

Lovely macro shots and you've found some attractive and unusual angles.

eileeninmd said...

Lovely shots, Denise!

matron said...

I love the flower photos you put up,they cheer me up as we have no flowers at all this time of year,can't wait for the daffodils to come up,which will be our first splash of colour.

SandyCarlson said...

These are gorgeous macros.


How lovely, like beautiful paintings!
Wish you a great week Denise!

My Memories and Crystals said...

So cute, it's perfect, you've got a nice camera, right?

Bacolod and BeyondJourney said...

Yes I agree, your shot are always beautiful, it catches the eye...

Stine in Ontario said...

Lovely shots and beautiful colours!

Nance said...

As always, beautiful shots, Denise!...very dramatic!

Denise said...

J Bar, thanks for explaining about both your blogs. It's always a pleasure to visit them and see those wonderful shots of where you live.

Tricia, yes me too. These photos were taken towards the end of last year. I had to dig into my archives as we have no flowers around here either.

Betsy from Tennessee, thank you and I'm looking forward to spring also :)

Grace Olsson, thank you and you have a nice weekend also Grace.

Strawberry Jam Anne, thank you Anne.

jabblog, yes I have to admit I was trying for something a little different this week.

eileeninmd, thank you Eileen.

matron, flowers always have a way of cheering me up too. No flowers around here either but I agree, I look forward to the first daffodils.

SandyCarlson, thank you.

VALKYRIEN, hello my friend. Thank you and you have a great week also.

My Memories and Crystals, yes I enjoy my camera.

Bacolod and BeyondJourney, very kind of you, thank you.

Stine in Ontario, I always love the colors of flowers.

Nance, thank you so much.

imac said...

Beautiful close up shots and super post

Erin said...

good morning denise...beautiful captures of the mums...loving the colors. hugs.

Linda (PA_shutterbug) said...

Thank you for bringing some springtime into my overcast, chilly day. Spring can't come soon enough!

Cezar and Léia said...

I'm enchanted by your flowers!

A piece of news said...

Those are really fabulous looking shots.

Gill - That British Woman said...

great photos as always Ddenise,

Gill in Canada

Carletta said...

Excellent macros Denise - these are lovely!

Carver said...

I love how you focused in on parts of flowers. Great shots.

chubskulit said...

I love your last shot Denise.

Lucky Bamboo

Regina said...

Another lovely and amazing blooms! Great captures Denise.

Happy Sunday and a wonderful week ahead.

Pat's Addition said...

Nice close ups! You have an eye for interesting perspectives.

Carolyn Ford said...

Wow! Beautiful macro, Denise!

Magdalena said...

How very beautiful these flowers are and the colors is very beatiful.

Wish you a great week Denise!

Barbara said...

Beautiful captures. Makes me wish for spring. Smiles Barbara

Denise said...

imac, thank you very much Stuart.

Erin, thank you so much.

Linda (PA_shutterbug), you are very welcome. Tis a bit nippy out there isn't it? :)

Cezar and Léia, how kind of you to say so Léia.

A piece of news, thank you very much.

Gill - That British Woman, thank you Gill.

Carletta, thank you too :)

Carver, I like to get as close as I can on certain parts of the flower.

chubskulit, me too :)

Regina, thank you so much. I would like to wish you a Happy Sunday and a wonderful week ahead also.

Pat's Addition, why thank you :)

Carolyn Ford, thank you too Carolyn.

Magdalena, I love the beauty of flowers, the colors the smells, just makes me feel so good. Wishing you a great week also.

Barbara, me too :)

Evelyn Howard said...


Margaret Cloud said...

I also long for Spring after looking at these beautiful flowers.

Arija said...

Good old Cicero, full marks to him!
Lovely dahlias.

Rosamaria said...

Your photos are always beautiful, Denise! It's always a pleasure to come here.
Have many joys in the coming week.

LV said...

Loves all your flowers pictures. I enjoy flowers regardless whether they are mine or not. I look forward to spring and summer just for the flowers. Thank you stopping by for a visit.

diane said...

Fabulous flower shots and great quotes.

Happily Retired Gal said...

Lovely quotes to accompany your beautiful blossoms ... thanks for sharing. I appreciate your visits ... have been having trouble visiting lately myself because Mozilla keeps crashing. I have a faulty WLAN card it seems but I'm doing what I can this morning.
Hugs and blessings,

This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

Denise: Those are beautiful Summer flowers which you have captured.

Denise said...

Evelyn Howard, thank you.

Margaret Cloud, me too.

Arija, yes, good old Cicero :)

Rosamaria, thank you my friend and the same to you :)

LV, thank you, me too.

diane, glad you enjoyed them.

Happily Retired Gal, so happy you stopped by. Hope your Mozilla problems sort themselves out soon.
Hugs and blessings to you too.

This Is My Blog - fishing guy, thank you.