I decided to take a one-day vacation today. In the morning, I loafed - recharged my batteries and all that. In the afternoon, I decided to take a field trip to the Memphis Botanic Garden. It was real expensive: $5, but I told them I was a senior and elgible for the reduced $4 ticket - they believed me! Unreal.
I took my camera and the collage above is a sampling of what I saw. Click to enlarge.
Of course, if you have roses and swans, you probably have thorns and ugly ducklings:
Click the above to enlarge only if you dare.
Images by MOJO and taken with my Canon 40D.