An up-close-and-personal rose from the gardens at Mill Creek Park in Youngstown, Ohio.

I’m a semi-retired newspaper editor/writer who loves photography, especially flower macros, lighthouses, old mills and covered bridges.

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  • Kathleen Struckle
    Kathleen Struckleover 4 years ago

    Gorgeous Monnie. Beautiful colors.

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 4 years ago

    Such a beautiful color rose, and a perfect shape. Lovely capture, Monnie!

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 4 years ago

  • Mitch Labuda
    Mitch Labudaover 4 years ago

    When I saw the thumbnail, I thought, a picture postcard image

  • Thanks, Mitch!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • LisaBeth
    LisaBethover 4 years ago

    very pretty!! nicely taken.

  • Thanks so much, LisaBeth!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • Eve Parry
    Eve Parryover 4 years ago

    Very nicely composed.

  • Thanks, Eve!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • abstractjoys
    abstractjoysalmost 4 years ago

    Oh, absolutely lovely!

  • Thanks so much for commenting!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 2 years ago

    very well done!


  • Thank you and all the members who voted! I’m honored!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • wolftinz
    wolftinzover 1 year ago

    Monnie, Congratulations on been a featured member in Roses that Grow on you.

  • Thanks a bunch!!

    – Monnie Ryan

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