Mary Rose Gardner without the rose garden!

Remember the song that states that no one promised you a rose garden?

I once had a person say to me that no one promised you a rose garden.  My response was, “then why did I get to be a Mary Rose Gardner?”  He looked at me like I’d lost my mind and went on his way and I had a little laugh to myself.  You see, he had no idea that Rose really was my middle name.

I wasn’t born Mary Rose Gardner, so this wasn’t a cuties name my parents gave me.  I didn’t become a Mary Rose Gardner until I married.

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