Saturday, June 2, 2012

Fleeting

iris

I found this iris blossom laying in the grass.  I rounded up the usual suspects, but they looked more adorable than guilty.  It’s a fact of life that when dogs and gardens share the same space, there will be casualties.

This blossom was so huge, and so impeccably designed in color and form that I was stirred to take picture of it before it wilted.

Isn’t nature grand?

Happy weekend, dear readers!

6 comments:

  1. WoW .. that is fair quality!

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  2. That's an unusually beautiful iris, Valerie...just stunning! And I'm sure those cute dogs just wagged their tails and grinned :-D

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  3. I was going to ask what kind of flower it was, but Dawn took care of that.

    It is a beautiful flower and your photograph is well done. I love the droplets of water on the white and purple. It makes me wonder if it was the dogs or the weight of the water?

    Thanks for sharing this picture!

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  4. It is Lisa! Mother Nature has really outdone herself!

    They did Dawn! Totally oblivious, as one sat on the newly planted watermelon, and the other plowed through a rose bush. ;)

    I think it was the dogs Sara. The stem was pretty mangled. But the good thing is, I don't think I would have taken a photo otherwise:)

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  5. It's really beautiful. We have some little hands around here that don't appreciate nature's work as much as their parents. They too are lucky they are so adorable!

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