Thursday Doors…two doors and a gate

Posted: March 3, 2022 in Thursday doors
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Time for us to head back to Tucson to the beautiful gardens of Tohono Chul (“desert garden” in the language of the Tohono O’odham people). There are a number of smaller, more intimate areas in the large garden, including this Meditation Garden. For now we’ll meditate on the door leading to it.

To paraphrase the old adage: “A nod is as good as a wink to a blind man”, a gate’s as good as a door to a Thursday Door-ite. Hmmm, that sounds a lot like Dudley Do-right of the old cartoon series and the “Rocky and Bullwinkle” show. But I digress. At any rate, here’s the gate. Oh, I’m a poet and I didn’t know it…until just now.

Here’s a final door, Spanish-looking, sturdy, and elegant with some ironmongery for who like that sort of thing (which is probably all of us.)

Thursday Doors 3.3.22

  1. Sheree says:

    Really unusual examples

  2. peggy says:

    Very interesting door and gates. Your poetry is outstanding. Rocky and Bullwinkle and Dudley Do- right. Now that takes me back to the past. Ha

  3. Dan Antion says:

    A gate is as good as a door! Absolutely. These are great gates and wonderful doors, and that center gate was quite the challenge for the watermark hunters among us. I know, that might just be me 😉

    I love the craftsmanship on display in that bottom door.

    I hope yo have a wonderful weekend!

    • Thanks, Dan. I’ve been thinking I made my copyright info to obvious of late as you haven’t mentioned trying to find it. 🙂 I just linked to your post and hope I did the hashtag addition correctly. We’ll see.

      I hope you have a wonderful Friday and weekend as well.

  4. These are so romantic doors! I love the look of ivy and plants grown around the frame. It makes them seem so much more inviting, full of life, and time-honored.

  5. The is a wonderful trilogy of doors, Janet. So much so, this is perfect for you.

  6. Ooh, I love the vine arbor gate, and the final door with great carvings, design, and hardware.

  7. Loved your poetic takes on these doors. Gates are definitely ‘doors’ in my book, too!

    • In my book as well. Glad you enjoyed these, Madison. I’m happy you liked the poetry, but I doubt I’ll be giving the current poet laureate any competition soon. 🙂

  8. I love all the pics here in this post but something with that first one OMG gorgeous! Looks like it’s from a magazine for home decor!

  9. Emille says:

    Thinking how it would look in the summer, I go for the arched door” But I do like the 3rd one very much too:):)

  10. Teresa says:

    Beautiful photos!

  11. memadtwo says:

    That second one looks like it’s wearing glasses…and quite a head of hair! (K)

  12. Hi. The first door has a Z on it. Maybe Zorro used to own the property!

  13. A beautiful post, Janet. I love the foliage all around. I think my favorite is the last one. Very sturdy and unusual looking.

  14. belocchio says:

    For a brief while this morning I escaped through your magical doors and gates. One dreams of the world beyond the unknown: looking for peace and calm.

  15. Wind Kisses says:

    Hmmm. A place to put on my list.

  16. Beautiful collection, Janet! 🌞

  17. Resa says:

    Cool doors, and a gate!
    Will all that growth over the gate grow green, eventually?