322Days #44 Winter Vines and Thornes

First I must apologize, the post you saw today was actually my post for Feb 12, but the clock ticked a minute past midnight…so there are two today. This is Feb 13, 2012 photo.

Hardy Blackberry Leaves Winter Over

The Himalayan Blackberry is a very hardy plant. It drops most of it leaves in the winter but a few turn a deep mahogany brown with burgundy stems and they tenaciously hang on to their deep red vines. This is twined over the reddish-orange Hawthorne twigs and seem unconcerned with the huge black tipped red Hawthorne thorns.

They are two of a kind, the outside beauty camouflaging  the dangers of their thorns.


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In a nut-shell (nut-case?): Photographer, illustrator, writer, passionate DIY enthusiast, wife, mother, grandmother. I love learning new things and anything that is creative: sewing upholstery or dresses, painting walls or art, building dolls or walls, cooking and cake decorating, knitting or wiring. By day I am a small manufacturing business owner, operator, partner. I am Totally Random Shez.

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