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 !!
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.
Pickup in the Desert
I always wonder how they got out there...
Long gone restaurant. Sits off i-10 Hudspeth County,Texas
No More Diesel
Old truck stop off I-10 in Hudspeth County,Texas
Homestead on the Hill
It was once a pretty nice place,the stone work is still in tacted...
A typical campsite in the desert. This one is at Snyderhill BLM land,near Tucson, Arizona
Spray Can in the Desert
The things you find in the desert!!
Yellow mini sunflower.
The Iris -my favorite. Love the colors.
The aloe just starting to blossom.
Tall Aloe Vera Grows
It is surviving in the drought...just waiting for the rain!!
Find the Dog.
Australian Kelpie is curious about this prickly wildflower!
Two in the Tree
Hawks in the tree...good viewing up there !!
Boondocking in the Storm
Boondocking in the desert is great...peace and quiet ....and the storms are awesome !!
I see things in the clouds...like this ghost up there! When I was little my Grandma and I would lay in the grass and look up at those clouds for hours!!
This is the actual color of the sky!!! I did some research on this and found that spraying of Barium causes this strange affect!!!The planes were busy during the day!!!
A rainbow over the desert .Texas
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