Tuesday, December 29, 2009

A Sharp Ruby

I'm sure that there's some deep symbolism in the fact that these beautiful, seemingly fluffy flowers soon turn into sharp, merciless thorns. I'm not sure what it is... :)

Here's a ruby that I found last year, and came across now, looking through my archives:

Click on the photo, if you'd like to get a closer view. And do check out Mary's blog, Work of the Poet, for more rubies of the day. Happy Ruby Tuesday, everyone!


De Lly Dilettante said...

Nice shot!

Joops said...

Beware! Lovely flower, no wonder the bee is attracted hehehe.

My Ruby Tuesday calls for a new goal next year, to SAVE! Wishing you a bountiful new year!

Regina said...

How delightful!
Cheers for the New year!

(Just joined in).

Manang Kim said...

Oh wow a beauty could be a trap too ^_)^ Happy New Year!

Homemade Salsa and Tomato sauce

toby said...

Thanks, everyone!

concretenprimroses said...

alovely thistle pic.

Carolina said...

Hermosa flor! :)

kanishk said...

Lovely flower, no wonder the bee is attracted

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