Off Topic: Stop And Smell The Roses

By Adam Pick on April 21, 2010

Several months after my surgery, I started gardening. While I continue to lack a knowledgeable green thumb, I really enjoy the process of working alongside Mother Nature. Even with all my gardening mishaps, I am super lucky to have a springtime rose bloom going on right now.

So, if you are interested in participating in the age-old cliche, I encourage you to… Stop and smell the roses. (Well, maybe not smell… But, I think you know what I mean.)

 

 

This yellow rose could be my favorite of the bunch.

 

This purple rose is incredibly bright and smells wonderful.

 

I really like the simplicity and symmetry of this white rose.

 

This peach rose smells fannnnnnnnnnnn-tastic.

 

Finally, I really liked this pink rose too.

Keep on tickin’ and smellin’!
Adam


Written by Adam Pick
- Patient & Website Founder

Adam Pick is a heart valve patient and author of The Patient's Guide To Heart Valve Surgery. In 2006, Adam founded HeartValveSurgery.com to educate and empower patients. This award-winning website has helped over 10 million people fight heart valve disease. Adam has been featured by the American Heart Association and The Wall Street Journal.

Adam Pick is a heart valve patient and author of The Patient's Guide To Heart Valve Surgery. In 2006, Adam founded HeartValveSurgery.com to educate and empower patients. This award-winning website has helped over 10 million people fight heart valve disease. Adam has been featured by the American Heart Association and The Wall Street Journal.

Adam's Newest Blogs

Adam's Newest Posts

Sara Educates & Inspires 38,443 People About Heart Valve Surgery! Learn More.

New Study: Heart Surgery Not Linked to Memory Decline Learn More.

New Community Posts

John says, "Heart Warriors.... just a very brief..."
Read more

Debbie says, "Hello, my Heart Warrior Family, ..."
Read more

Newest Community Post

John says, "Heart Warriors.... just a very brief"
Read more

Debbie says, "Hello, my Heart Warrior Family, "I will"
Read more

Sara says, "All post surgery patients, I’m 8 days"
Read more

Find Heart Valve Surgeons

Search 1,500 patient-recommended surgeons