As in my first Oklahoma Country post, ‘Oklahoma Country I | Backroad Drought’, all of these photos were taken while walking, from my truck or at the side-of-the-road during a drive through an Oklahoma countryside. I hope you enjoy them as much as I enjoyed encountering unexpected beauty.
Cool geek moment: inadvertently capturing two different pollinators in one shot.
My husband calls these ‘cockaburs’, I call them goatburs or sandburs. Whatever their name in your neck of the woods, it usually always ends in an expletive.
We found this gas station a few miles off Hwy. 412, now ‘out of the way’ and neglected.
Fence line flora.
More fence line flora.
Blue sky & rusty lines of an old bridge.
I’m not sure the name of this so I’ll call it, ‘wheat weed.’ It’s green, right?
Another spot of color along the fence line.
I was somewhat fascinated by this horse farm. The farmhouse sits atop a lone hill; lean-to’s and barns are scattered here & there across the pasture, lending a peaceful presence to this piece of earth invaded by civilization.