Rambling milkweed and honey bee

I love this rambling milkweed that entwines itself throughout a bush that grows on the property line between our neighbor’s house and ours (technically on their properly). The vines are fascinating. The flowers and buds are beautiful. Oddly, the seed pods smell like onion and they produce a milky juice that feels sticky. Sunday morning…

Cathedral Rock Trail, Sedona, AZ

While ordering breakfast, before heading out on our first adventure in Sedona, I noticed a slight surprise in the voice of the super friendly employees at Creekside Coffee, when we mentioned Cathedral Rock. They said the view was certainly worth the climb. They also suggested another hiking trail we might enjoy, West Fork trail. In…

Reflecting Adventure

One of the first stops on our way into Sedona was at a visitor’s center that was, unfortunately, closed. I did, however, notice these cool reflections of the surrounding red rocks of Sedona! Of course I thought of our Thursday Sunshine’s Reflections challenge 😊 They did have some displayed information that we took with us…

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #98 – Delicate Colours

In response to the Lens-Artists Challenge-Delicate Colours, I decided to post the variety of dragonfly photos I shot this morning on my walk. With the grasses as background, it creates soft colors that compliment the delicate dragonflies. I think the details of these fascinating creatures are so beautiful!

Chapel of the Holy Cross, Sedona AZ

Built on Coconino National Forest land, the Chapel of the Holy Cross is a beautiful site built into the red rocks of Sedona. According to the chapel website, Marguerite Brunswig Staude, local rancher and sculptor, commissioned the building of the chapel. She was inspired by the Empire State Building. Initally she attempted to build the…