Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Consider Your Visit here Today a Rest Stop

Relax and get comfy in your chair. Sit all your problems and frustrations down for a couple of minutes. There, feel better?

I have a little French lavender plant here by my desk. Close your eyes and I believe you can smell it’s relaxing soft fragrance.

Now look at the little flowers in the photo. They are orchids and their common name is very appropriately, Dancing Ladies. Imagine them swirling their beautiful little yellow skirts in time to a gentle melody.

I know that I enjoy an unexpected place to just relax for a little while, and I thought that perhaps you would too.

Enjoy and stay as long as you like. You needed this break, didn’t you?


Blogger Coffee Messiah said...

Very nice & what a great fragrance ; )

We're all covered with snow and the wind chill is near or below 1 or 2 degrees.

January 30, 2007 1:42 AM  
Blogger sumo said...

I have this blooming now too. One of the brightest yellows I have ever seen. I love lavender so much...soap, spray, color...anything lavender.

January 30, 2007 2:09 AM  
Blogger Mary said...

Lavendar is one of my favorites but Inever thought to bring it indoors. What a great idea.

January 30, 2007 5:58 AM  
Blogger Durward Discussion said...

What a delightful service for your readers. The ladies are beautiful and the perfume intoxicating. Thank you.

January 30, 2007 6:03 AM  
Blogger Katharine O'Moore-Klopf said...

Why, thank you, PoP. That was such a lovely interlude.

January 30, 2007 6:19 AM  
Blogger Peacechick Mary said...

Swoon. Velly, velly nice!

January 30, 2007 6:44 AM  
Blogger BBC said...

I take naps.

January 30, 2007 7:32 AM  
Blogger JM said...

Nice, indeed! But unfortunately, just like a real rest stop, you have to get back on the highway. Think you could package a "to-go" version anytime soon?

January 30, 2007 7:33 AM  
Blogger SB Gypsy said...

What pretty orchids! very nice, thanks.


January 30, 2007 7:45 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a beautiful thought - and flowers! The orchids do look like little ladies in gorgeous yellow dresses...Thanks!

January 30, 2007 7:46 AM  
Blogger robin andrea said...

Such pretty orchids. What a nice respite. Thanks for thinking of us.

January 30, 2007 7:54 AM  
Blogger Human said...

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm yes I did, thank you

January 30, 2007 8:03 AM  
Blogger Felinemom said...

How lovely. Thank you for sharing you moment of relaxation. I can smell the lavender...of course I am using lavender body lotion today.

January 30, 2007 8:33 AM  
Blogger Anne said...

thanks for the respite, pop.
how thoughtful!

January 30, 2007 8:34 AM  
Blogger Ole Blue The Heretic said...

MMmmmmmm....nice.......AAhhhhh....zzzzzzzzzz ;-)

January 30, 2007 10:50 AM  
Blogger Gigi said...

I was thinking, before I read the post, that they looked like little ballerinas. Very sweet.
(formerly CrabbyLou)

January 30, 2007 11:12 AM  
Blogger Pogo said...

Yes, much better - now back to the war, with renewed vigor.

BTW,did you hear that the author of Desserts for Dummies is the new White Houe Pastry Chef? Is that perfect,or what?

January 30, 2007 12:07 PM  
Blogger Pursey Tuttweiler said...

Oh my,
I am so relaxed. I love those dancing ladies, I have never seen them. I will order one online. There dresses are so beautiful. Thank you so much.

January 30, 2007 1:20 PM  
Blogger R.Powers said...

How can I relax surrounded by all these beautiful dancing ladies?
They're gorgeous.

January 30, 2007 3:32 PM  
Blogger JBlue said...


(and see comment on post below:) )

January 30, 2007 3:40 PM  
Blogger agreenearth said...

Have enjoyed my moment smelling the orchids, best wishes, The Artist

January 30, 2007 7:39 PM  
Blogger vanillabirdies said...

How beautiful! I've never heard of those, perfect names for them.

Oh lavender, thank goodness for lavender.

January 30, 2007 9:26 PM  
Blogger C-dell said...

cool idea for a post.

January 30, 2007 11:05 PM  

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