The scenic wildfire
Doesn’t diminish beauty
At red rock canyon.
There are many beautiful scenic views in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. In September of 2006 a wildfire burned nearly 2,000 acres. The blaze, dubbed the Scenic Fire, burned rugged terrain inside the area’s 13-mile Scenic Loop Road, less than two miles west of the Red Rock Canyon visitors center.
I was able to get in some hiking while photographing this beautiful canyon in the Mojave Desert north of Las Vegas.
Brother Tom would have been 73 today — he is missed and always will be.
“Only that which does not teach,
which does not cry out,
which does not persuade,
which does not condescend,
which does not explain,
— W. B. Yeats
Originally posted on Becoming is Superior to Being:
Okay, so I forgot his birthday! Brother Tom is older, but he hasn’t caught up with me yet, although he keeps trying. Here are a few things we both have shared over the years.
“You have outlived Shakespeare by sixteen years!
Yikes! …just keep moving and don’t look over your…
View original 284 more words
for a celebration
in Zion and
to the next
just floating by you
like a canoe drifting free,
I stole some paddles.