As I walked Roxy this morning, I was delighted by the flowers of the neighborhood gardens.
Everywhere I looked, there were bursts of color.
Eager to share this with all of you, I quickly made my way home to grab my camera.
Upon returning however, it dawned on me that some people might not like the fact that I was
lurking taking pictures of their homes.
Nevertheless, spurred by the fact that there are no privacy laws in this country, I snapped photos of the gardens and façades I found to be most charming.
And more than once, I found myself saying, “Oh my goodness!” out loud.
Here’s what prompted this reaction:
However, while the phrase “Oh my goodness!” can be used to express delight, it can also be used to express dismay or shock.
Here’s one of the gardens that caused me dismay:
And here’s something that caused me to say, “Oh my goodness!” a little louder than I intended:
The moral to this story? With the good comes the bad.