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…

Chasing butterflies πŸ¦‹ and lizards 🦎

β€œHappiness is like a butterfly, the more you chase it, the more it will evade you, but if you notice the other things around you, it will gently come and sit on your shoulder.” ― Henry David Thoreau πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹   “Lizards of every temper, style, and color dwell here, seemingly as happy and companionable as…

Scarlet Hedgehog Cactus

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

Sunshine’s Macro Monday #38

This is another photo from my cactus flower buds that were attracting the insects with it’s sap. The flowers are now blooming, and the bees have arrived.Β  Perhaps that will be for another post πŸ™‚ Below is my post for Sunshine’s Macro Monday: πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹ “With no mind, flowers lure the butterfly; With no mind, the…

Tread Carefully…

It is rattlesnake season.Β  The temperature is warming up and they are coming out of hibernation.Β  Although a rattlesnake is not something you want see in your yard, or near your home, in nature they are beautiful and magnificent.Β  They are a creature that does not seek conflict, but instead prefers to be left alone.Β …