The rose is a Mme. Alfred Carrière, the gryphon is just a garden ornament.

Mme. Alfred Carrière blossom on a grypon pedestal

We used to have two gryphons, they greeted visitors at the base of the front steps, but one cracked on a cold winter’s night. Now the lone gryphon is on the back patio and we haven’t really figured yet what it should support; for the moment it’s a good place to park a rose.

For camera geeks: The mighty Pentax 40mm Limited pancake prime strikes again.


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From: Reese Payton (Jun 17 2009, at 14:28)

Roses do look good on just about everything, nice photo though!



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