FOTD in the evening sun

Leaves, evening sun, a few minutes and my camera. What more do I need? ♥♥♥♥ Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain. Henry David Thoreau   I take my camera and my walking shoes and off…

Creatures Among Us

This morning me and my camera went on a 4.8 mile walk that took almost three hours.  We walked up a road we had not visited in quite some time. Sometimes you find things you can only see through your camera lens. Crazy!

Destination: Discovery -Point Arena, CA

We headed down the steep incline.  This was the direction we were given. I was sure we took the correct turn.  He said it will look like you are going to drive off the pier, and he was right.  This is one of those cases where the GPS was not helpful.  We were there, but…

From Flower to Fruit

Saguaro Cactus, after dozens of years of growth, will produce beautiful white flowers.  These flowers are pollinated by bees and birds during the day, and bats at night (see previous post here). Soon after bloom (they bloom for less than 24 hours!), the fruit will appear.  The fruit is eatable.  Sweet juicy tissue surrounds up…

Sonoran Sunrise

During a few days off work, I have taken the opportunity to do some short hikes in the nearby desert areas. Too hot for evening sunset, so instead we’ve set the alarm and headed out before 5:00 am to catch the sunrise.  The mornings have been cool and the sunrises, amazing.  The quiet stillness of…