Tuesday, 20 October 2009

Vienna Today


First, the Good News:
Pink Rose.
Found today
in the Rose Garden!

"How's the weather forecast?"
"Nothing to write a blog about!"

"Grey, grey, grey,
everywhere!
Enough to drive you
round the bend!"

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Images and Text
© by Merisi
20 October 2009

"Vienna Bronzes"
"Since 1850 they are produced in a traditional handmade way.
Artists working at the turn of the century created the figurines.
They are mostly produced by lost-wax process,
chased and handpainted." *

I found the little dog bronze figures,
made from original molds, at
"Studio Wienblick"
Augustinerstrasse 12

* Quoted from
Studio Wienblick's website.

17 comments:

  1. We still have a few pink roses in the garden, too -- but our weather is also gray, wet and chilly.

    Your conversing dogs made me smile!

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  2. Those little doggies are so cuuuuuuute!

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  3. They look good enough to eat. Oh no! I'm looking at bronze, not chocolate. See? You spoiled us with great food.

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  4. Of course I loved the dogs.
    It was warm and delicious here today.
    We walked along the Hudson in the sun.........

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  5. You are the Queen of Roses! What a beauty!

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  6. I love these dog figures. And I love this beautiful pink rose.

    Paz

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  7. Thank you for that doggy whimsy!

    The roses are beautiful. I am glad to report that there are still a few roses in bloom in front of the brownstone house down the street.

    No need to pull on the gloves quite yet.

    xo

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  8. What a nice surprise that pink rose was....cute post!!

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  9. That top bloom makes me think of Invasion of the body snatchers, which I just rewatched tonight.

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  10. Great shots. I laughed my head off with the two doggies.

    Men on high heels? I don't even like them on women! :-)

    Greetings from London.

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  11. aaaw, look at that sad little dackel!

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  12. @ Bee,
    there should be more roses blooming again,
    after the shock of the snow and the dank greyness of the last few days. Hopefully, I say. ;-)

    @ Wandring Star,
    I agree! :-)


    @ Carol @ TheWritersPorch,
    yes, and that little one next to the teapot looks just like my Maxie when he's being told that he has to stay home.

    @ lakeviewer,
    oopsie, that would have been bad for your teeth indeed! :-)

    @ ewix,
    I miss the sunny East Coast (or Rome for that matter)! :-(

    @ Vicki Lane,
    thanks to the city's Rose Garden,
    otherwise I would be without them!


    @ Paz,
    I do too! :-)


    @ Frances,
    you are welcome! :-)
    Thank you for that doggy whimsy!
    I sure hope the weather's going to take a turn for the better here. Otherwise .... ;-)

    @ The Retired One,
    thank you! :-)


    @ Charles Gramlich,
    oooooooo! ;-)
    Better stay away from the roses at night then? ;-)

    @ A Cuban In London,
    I have a chuckle every time I walk by and stop at that store window!

    @ Shadow,
    Dackel have that certain look that makes out hearts melt, don't they? Ours does it all the time.
    aaaw, look at that sad little dackel!

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  13. I adore those two dogs. Just precious.

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  14. That poor rose looks as though it is on its last leg (last petal?). After two days of cooler temperatures we are back to 90 this weekend. YUCK!

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  15. And yet you did write a blog, and a lovely one at that! Love that pink teapot and the gorgeous rose.

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  16. The dog conversation is just too funny!And the rose simply gorgeous!

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