Everything's Coming Up Roses

Today was another spectacular day for a walk to work.  Spring has really come into full bloom. 


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Everything's coming up roses.  From these peach specimens in my neighbor's yard...

to these traditional red beauties further up the block. 

There was even something oddly rose-like about this abandoned coffee table.  

Rue Saint Jacques had an amazing white bouquet in the window.  Even the passersby riding the Cable Car couldn't help but appreciate the restaurant's springtime charm.

Windowsills were adorned with colorful flowers of all sorts atop Nob Hill.  


I actually took a detour and crested Nob Hill and took a stroll through Huntington Park where this fountain sprayed enthusiastically as dog walkers and Tai Chi practitioners went about their business.  
I took a closer look at the fountain and just loved how this gentleman seems to be compelling this fish to do his will with the touch of a foot.  He's like Poseidon without the trident. 

There was something oddly risqué about this heart shaped statue in the park.  It reminded me of torn fishnet stockings.  

The Fairmont didn't have any flowers to show off but added its own splash of color to the landscape with an array of world flags.

In the Financial District, neatly coiffed pots of flowers adorned the base of skyscrapers.

I especially liked this pyramid arrangement outside 101 California St.

These orange flowers really brightened my day and put me in the right frame of mind to kick off Friday properly.  What a glorious day!


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