Trailing Grape cactus growing in Pima County,Az.
A dormant barrel cactus growing in Texas.
Surprise in the Wash
I came across this on a walk near Snyderhill,Az. ...It was a joke!! made of plastic !!
Red Mesquite pods.Hudspeth County,Texas. The seeds are edible and when dried are ground to make flour.
This was found in Pima County AZ. There are many old ruins in the desert.
This little guy found a branch to hang on to..the wind in Texas can be fierce,especially if you are little!
A lovely canal scene in Texas.
Queen Anne and Friend
This little guy is having a nice snack.
This tree puts up quite a battle with the winds.
Look out Cactus
This little bird knows where to perch for the best view!
Snyderhill Survey Marker
Snyderhill is BLM land near Tucson,Az -off of Hwy 86 (Ajo Way). It is a boondocking area and gets very crowded when the rock and mineral show vendors come to town.There is a lot of road construction and building going on in the area (2018)
these are as sharp as a sword. they protect the Yucca very well.!!
Orange Cactus Blossoms
Cactus are usually in bloom in May after the winter rains. More rain =more blooms!!
The Beautiful Yucca Flower
These are luscious and beautiful.!! Food for the cattle and other desert critters. These blossoms are very sweet !
Nosey Range Horse #1
These are wonderful animals !! they are friendly if they like you !!
(See Nosey #1) This guy investigates the camera !!
Prickly Pear in bloom Lobo,Texas.
I think these are Mexican Hats...not sure ,but they are beautiful. Near Van Horn,Texas
Van Horn ,Texas
The license department in Van Horn,Texas
Looking like purple silk in the wind. Lobvo,Texas
Spider on the Fence
This cool looking guy makes his home on the fence in Texas.
Mushrooms growing from the cow patties. lobo,Texas
Mr Road Runner
Love these birds. they are fast and comical. This one would visit me everyday....er...maybe he was visiting the water dish,,,, love seeing him !!
Looking Up Or Down ?
It is a reflection after a rare rain shower in the desert! I had to look a couple times!
Texas Yellow Wildflowers
These grow along the washes in west Texas...I think they are pretty!
Hole in the Wall
An old abandoned homestead near Sierra Blanca ,Texas.
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