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A thought in my garden.

By Brilane
With the atrocious weather that we have had lately and again today, I thought that I would upload this picture , but I don't think that my own feeling, today, of "nearer" is the same sentiment that was meant by the poet.
Likewise, these days, even in fine weather after I have spent an hour, or so, of hard graft in the garden, and I rest my old, aching, bones on the seat near this plaque and read the third line of the verse, I can't help but think that perhaps I am getting too much 'nearer' than is desired. LOL.
The feeling soon goes away, though, when I open a can. Wink

I hope that you like my 'Silly Sunday' offering.
Brian

Tags: General Humour and fun

Voters: CarolG, franken, Sylviwhalley and 17 more


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CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
29 Apr 2012 4:54PM
Wonderful words, Brian, and what an attractive plaque, well captured. Carol

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franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
29 Apr 2012 5:02PM
Love it Brian!

Ken
mrswoolybill Plus
9 902 1449 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2012 6:33PM
Silly and serious...
I was out with our local 'In Bloom' group the other week and got a shot of a plaque reading 'One man in the garden is worth two in the house.'
Moira
gingerdelight 9 298 11 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2012 7:27PM
Aww! A lovely sentiment and a wonderful, detailed capture Dad!
Carol xx

PS: you have years of photography and gardening left in you yet!!! xxx
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
30 Apr 2012 12:14AM
A fine shot Brian.
I could sit in your garden and look at this all day.
Mind you,you would have to open a lot more than one can for me !!
Mick.
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2012 9:07AM
You and Gods help will make your garden superbSmileSmile
Brian
30 Apr 2012 3:36PM
Nice shot. Excellent.
Regards, Oleg.
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
30 Apr 2012 4:22PM
Oh my...I LOVE that verse, Brian! Gonna jot it down.

Your write-up cracked me up where you opened a can Grin Yeah, open that can every now and then...and don't think about getting nearer! That's an order, soldier.

Wink

Thanks for sharing this plaque with us, and so beautifully too.

Andrew
JimV 9 6 3 Canada
7 May 2012 2:51AM
A fine shot of this fine plaque Brian, as to your comments re your gardening efforts (and woes) these days, I can well understand where you're coming from and totally agree, though my restoration is a large tot of 'the water of life' rather than what is available from a can!

Many thanks for your p.m's, sorry I didn't read the first one sooner, will be replying in due course, meantime it's catch up time, which isn't being helped by a contrary site/computer/ISP provider, take your pick!

Rgds., Jim
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
7 May 2012 11:35PM
A great verse and image Brian

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