Macro Monday: Butter & Eggs

butter & eggs wildflower
Butter and Eggs

I discovered these sweet little wildflowers yesterday on a walk along the local river. The chain link fence always provides an interesting backdrop to flower escapees as I like to call them. Flowers and vines and such that Will Not Be Contained.

Mmm. Maybe too much projection going on, but I call it as I see it.

My husband, aka the sometimes expert in residence, (whose father’s business was hunting, collecting and selling wildflowers worldwide) declared I think Dad called these flowers “Butter and Eggs.”

Really?? said I.

Google concurred.

And they do kind of look the part, don’t they?

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Cee’s Flower of the Day

31 thoughts on “Macro Monday: Butter & Eggs

  1. What a beauty! Melts in. your mouth.

    Because of the chain link, you reminded me of a poem I wrote I’d like to put on my blog today … it would fit well with the photo. I’m wondering how you’d feel about my borrowing it? I’d of course say my source … let me know.

    If you’d want to see the poem first, I can email it to you … but I know you’ll like it. (:-)

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      1. I remember as a child, gently pinching snap dragons to make their “mouths” open πŸ™‚ PS: your husband is truly a renaissance man–or jack of all trades: musician, plant person, and surely an all around great representative of his “species” (I don’t praise men easily, so my vote–not having met him–should make him smile) πŸ™‚

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      2. Thank you for the link to the poem, Andrea–made me weep, as it touched a survivor’s familiar wounded place. She writes beautifully. And now I know there are others who write to your lovely photos–which gives you more good exposure hopefully–I wouldn’t be surprised if you’re famous beyond the blog world one day soon!!

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      3. You’re welcome. She does write beautifully (as do you!) and I’m glad I “introduced’ you 2 poets :). (I don’t know about the famous part, but I appreciate your support!)

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      4. This is one of the great aspects of blogging–making/sharing connections we might otherwise miss πŸ™‚ I stand firm on my belief you could be a famous photographer…find someone to promote you, if self-promotion is challenging (it would be for me).

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