Arizona Cotton Rat

This cute little critter is found around grassy water areas. What’s not to love? 🐀🐀🐀🐀🐀 “A rat is neither good nor evil. It does what a rat has to do.”— Jo Nesbo

Positively Green

Sometimes when I see green, it makes me breathe more deeply and my thoughts float to a place of calm and serenity. Does that ever happen to you? Well, apparently it’s a real thing. According to http://www.verywellmind.com studies have shown that “The color green can positively affect thinking, relationships, and physical health. Green is also…

Lens Artists: Light and Shadow

Patti’s Lens-Artist’s challenge reminds us of how light and shadow work together in our photos. I love the early morning at my nearby lake. I think this little duckling is just perfect for this challenge. The early sun highlights his soft feathers. I also love how the water rings and the light sparkles around him….

Proud Mama!

The proud mama leads her chicks with confidence, and knows the places that are good and safe The proud mama provides freedom to frolic and splash The proud mama provides rest and relaxation for her chicks as she watches over them The proud mama keeps her eye out for scoundrels that may be lurking in…

Desert Friends

Hello, Clark’s Spiny Lizard! Hello, Common Chuckwalla! And finally, the sweet little Verdin framed in a world of enchantment 💚 When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as…