The rose actually has a lovely scent. Sometimes, in the hybridization process, looks is given precedence over scent, but this one actually smelled wonderful! In the language of flowers, the yellow rose signifies friendship and highest regard. I'm not sure if my friend knew that when she picked it out, but it couldn't have been more perfect . . .
I played around with the background in Photoshop, and then created this collage in Picasa . . .
“Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.”