Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Plants: Impressive transformers

The pictures above are of a plant commonly known as Goatsbeard or Salsify. It often grows along roadsides and is thought by many to be a weed. But what a beautiful weed she is!

Speaking of weeds, I just discovered a new definiton from Emerson, which I'm paraphrasing, "a weed is a plant whose virtues have yet to be discovered."

As I explore starting another chapter of my life it might look quite unlike the first. However if I can be in a small measure as successful as this weed's transformation I would be most pleased. Salsify is a role model for me!

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