Ruby Tuesday – 01

Red Poppies
Wildseed Farms
Fredericksburg, TX

Symbol of honor
Courageously upholding

© by rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2012

Ruby Tuesday 2

About becca givens

Becca is an artist, poet, and animal communicator. She delights in cooking, nurturing, and sharing a rich spiritual life with others on the Path.
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14 Responses to Ruby Tuesday – 01

  1. siggiofmaine says:

    Becca, missed this last week…beautiful poppies ! thanks for the post…will try to add to the challenge
    every week.
    Siggi in Downeat Maine


  2. eden says:

    Wow..very nice!


  3. peachkins says:

    Oooh, I love those flowers!


  4. dani says:

    i’ve never seen a field of poppies {or any other flower} in real life… thank you for sharing the photograph and your words, my friend! ♥♥♥


  5. phylor says:

    PS: I can recite most of “In Flanders Fields” written by a Canadian officer during WW1. Don’t think he made it back home.


  6. phylor says:

    To me, poppies are synonymous with memory, hono(u)ring, remembrance day, and loss. I always wear a poppy on Nov. 11th. (And now wear a blue flower on Memorial Day that represents the Korean War)


    • becca givens says:

      Red poppies remind me of when I was young. My dad always had a red poppy on his visor (given out by the Vets). The next year he would add another! So I grew up with red poppies symbolizing the service of our military.

      The poppies are so vibrant in person — yet I can only imagine seeing them “in Flanders Fields”!


  7. Becca, these are so beautiful. I remember a field of them in Europe, so red, red, red. And I love your header dragonfly image. Is that your artwork?


    • becca givens says:

      Thank you, Sara for visiting and leaving a note. No, the dragonfly artwork is not mine — a friend of mine, who set up the blog for me, found it. I’ve looked for it ever since and I cannot seem to locate it! 😦

      My first visit to Wildseed Farms is the first time I actually saw fields of poppies ~~ I so enjoy looking at them. One year I purchased some seeds for my garden, and the following year had a mini-field of them.

      Again … Thank you for stopping by ~~


  8. Geraldine says:

    I love poppies, this is beautiful! 🙂


  9. Misky says:

    Fields of poppies are so beautiful. Nice done, Becca.


  10. Ah yes, Poppies and Flanders field. Thanks Becca for honoring all our Dads.


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