Well written. We are O2 consumers and factories.
Most kind, dear Susan. Yes, we do efficiently combine O2 with carbon as plants separate them again --a friendly exchange. Good thing too!
Those door roses are beautiful!!!! Will be some time till ours will bloom.
Dear Maddie, we appreciate those life-giving blooms with every breath. There's a reason they smell good.
We are all iterations of Carbon.
Dear Mike, succinctly phrased. I'm amazed and encouraged that I'll go on iterating carbon long beyond this me.
Those roses are perfect for such a whimsical door. And the way the wind has been blowing here recently those balloons could have come from us!
Dear Bruce, When I gardened in the Greenhaven-Pocket area, I found a balloon on a lawn. It was filled with spent helium. An attached string carried a postcard "If you find this, let me know --Sarah...,...School, Mrs....'s third grade class."Of course I wrote where (and when) I found the card, 25 miles from where she let it loose and mailed it on the way home.I'm pretty hopeful you'd attach a card (with postage) like Sarah did, but balloons post-pictured had no return address. What the heck, when wind returns, let's try it!
Dear Janie Junebug, high praise indeed. Thank you! Love appreciated and reciprocated.
Roses and balloon drift, must be nearly summer :-)
Around our Star again we go. I believe we have a dance.
Welcome, Juli G.! Most kind.
I'm fascinated by that Door, is that an Elephant Hinge? The Roses, well, who doesn't Love a Rose and it's heady Aroma.
Dear Dawn, It's not a hinge, but a stabilizer. When we bought this crumbling farmhouse 40 years ago, we bought a walnut door to face south. Of course the combination of wet then frozen then 100+ degree weather did its mischief to the door. Happily, at the time one campus I gardened was discarding an aluminum parking lot sign directing traffic (new row for staff cars). I was reminded of an old Woody Guthrie song --studied in my '60s guitar days-- "Sign said 'NO TRESPASSING', other side said nothing. That side was made for you and me." So I used that free blank side to cut out elephants and fishes to secure the joints of that poor door. It has survived.
Please comment! Stats are just numbers and don't really represent you. I need to read what you think and thank you.