I have always had a thing for the scent of roses, real true rose scent....which they say was the original perfume discovered by the Egyptians when they notice oil floating above water sprinkled with rose petals...
Two of my favorite rose products from the store.
Because now is the time of the rose. Beautiful pink stands of wild rose (mostly rosa nootka) are blooming amongst the deep green of the Oregon landscape. My advice - go out and smell the roses!
bottom photo is a drawing made by Susi (last name unkown) who is the botany instructor at LCC - she made this drawing in the botanical illustration class I took with her. I think it's amazing.