A Painful Little Lesson

© Nancy S. Kruskop

A Painful Little Lesson

Uploaded: September 23, 2011


I picked up two ankles-worth of these tiny (but vicious) sand burrs while stalking a beautiful old tree in the middle of a corn field. Lesson learned - always wear socks. :)

Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 23, 2011

We call them "goat heads"..Don't ask why, I have no idea. They hurt like mad! If you get them in your socks you have to hurt your fingers picking them out, so there is no good solution. #1410124

Nancy S. Kruskop September 23, 2011

Oh boy, do they ever hurt. I resorted to brushing them off with a broom, with mixed results. #9686614

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 23, 2011

One solution -- stay out of corn fields LOL Great capture of these burrs, Nancy. Way to turn your pain to gain. #9686758

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