The Thistle is something we see a lot of, here on the farm. My kids know to stay away from these sharp prickly plants, but I often find myself drawn to them.
They're beautiful in their own way.
When they've gone to seed and the light is just right, like the other evening behind the calf barn, they're beautiful.
And when they're flowering and full of color, they're gorgeous.
Nature constantly amazes me with the almost daily lessons I learn from it, if even just the little things. The thistle's prickly stem works hard at self protection......a mode of self preservation.......not unlike some humans I know.
I'm not sure, but I believe this to be called the Milk Thistle.
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