"But he that dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose." ~ Anne Bronte English poet & novelist 1820-1849
I took these photos early this week at my friend Joan's home.
We have had several heavy storms in our area and these Roses survived to display their radiance for a short time longer. The cold weather is on the way.
This article is a submission to foto-friday a regular feature of NV-photographers group.
Taken with an Olympus e420 using the 14-42mm lens.