Actually, I’m not sure what sort of flowers these are, but I do know they were in the Sonoran Desert in Phoenix. On Today’s Date in the Past: One Thing, Three Ways:  Christopher Elbow Chocolates One Thing, Three Ways:  Great Blue Heron Mallard Ducks at Loose Park

Back in August, a fellow photoblogger from Utah said that a shot I took of a thistle going to seed “is what photography is all about.”  I thought about Melanie from One Stop Closer when I drove past the same field and saw the dry remains of wildflowers now covered in fresh snow. When I showed the […]

While still enjoying all four seasons, I am lucky to live in a place where flowers can bloom outdoors at least eight months a year, from at least March to October.  Although I prefer the beauty of flowers in their prime, there was something about the way that these end-of-life wildflowers looked in the late afternoon […]

A few more images of the impact the drought has had here Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA from a recent walk through Shawnee Mission Park. Drought Photo #1.  Crispy leaves hang from a tree overlooking what’s left of a stream. Drought Photo #2.  The water levels are down significantly in every body of water.  Smaller streams and creeks are […]