Tlaquepaque Village, Sedona: A Photo Tour

In the heart of Sedona, you will find Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village, a most beautiful shopping village. Tlaquepaque, meaning the “best of everything”, is fashioned after a traditional Mexican Village and has been a landmark in Sedona since 1970. Because our visit to Sedona was, ironically, the week Arizona started opening up from the…

Got the shot!

When we walk this specific neighborhood park, there is a cluster of trees where we will often hear and see birds, including this stunning vermilion flycatcher. I haven’t always had the zoom lens, or even my camera with me, when we see him. The last two Saturday mornings I’ve walked to this park with my…

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #101 – One Single Flower

On a morning walk last month, this single flower, petals glowing from the morning sunlight, caught my eye as I approached from behind. It stood out to me, all alone, as the sun lit up the yellow petals. I thought it was the perfect flower for this week’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, hosted by my favorite…

25 💖

Wednesday, on our early morning walk, I captured this photo of these two butterflies sharing a flower. Was this perhaps a sign? A reminder that sharing life with someone special is itself, great value? You see, last Wednesday was our 25th wedding anniversary. Something we had started planning for months and months ago. And because…

West Fork Trail, Sedona, AZ

On our recent visit to Sedona, we decided to visit West Fork Trail, after it had been suggested to us that morning at breakfast. After attempting to scale Cathedral Rock (see post here), and not quite reaching the top (seemed wiser than risking our life on hands and knees near the top) we decided to…