The first bloom is always the sweetest. Can't beat the rugged rugosa rose, bred for all climate zones in Canada, showing off its beauty and subtle musky fragrance.
What difference a year makes! I went looking for fall colours around Waterloo/Wellington counties in October and meandered through Caledonia. This scene caught my attention just driving into Orangeville on Hwy 10. Speaks to me about the cycle of life that Autumn denotes for me; huge contrast to the brilliant reds, oranges and yellows in the spectacular show of Fall colour around Hockley Valley one year ago. Mother Nature is full of surprises.
Outside Orangeville ON
Rising from the ashes of personal turmoil, shared tragedy or misfortune, demands every fibre of our being, all our strength and courage, to persevere in the face of darkness and uncertainty.
Here's to the phoenix within us rising and soaring!
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