Archive for the ‘Desert’ Category

Out On The Trail   Leave a comment

Romero Pools“Out On the Trail” — Image by kenne

Southern Arizona trails are very busy this time of year and unfortunately keeping search and rescue crews busy. Those of us who are frequently hiking the Santa Catalina Mountains are aware of some of its dangers. However, many of our winter visitors are not prepare for the rough terrain. This past Sunday the DPS copter crew had six rope rescues in the Catalinas, a one-day record.

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Kate And Her Boys Are Coming Sunday   1 comment

Bailey's Visit (86) blog IIKate, Matt, Nick and Joy (April 2011) — Images by kenne

In April of 2011, Grandson Nick, and parents Kate and Matt visited us here in Tucson. At that time Nick was five. Tomorrow, Nick and mom Kate return with Jaxon, grandson number two who will be five in May. Matt will be taking care of things back in Ft. Collins. Last time we saw the boys was two years ago in Ft. Collins. We are looking forward to a great week in the desert.

Bailey's Visit (12) Granddad & Nick blogGranddad and Nick at The Pima Air & Space Museum (April 2011)

I have a daughter and two grandsons

who live in the beautiful city of Ft.Collins.

I have a son and a beautiful granddaughter

who live in Atascocita, a sea level village in Texas.

— kenne

Christmas Decorations In The Desert   Leave a comment

D500 PhotosChristmas Decorations In the Desert — Image by kenne

Western Window On The Past   Leave a comment

Peloncillo MountainsWestern Window On the Past — Image by kenne

The wind moves unnoticed through the window
like the memory of forgotten times
punctuated by years of drought
where water no longer moves
atop the creek beds, and cattle no longer roam,
each not sustainable in the basin
below the Peloncillo Mountains
where desert bushes and cactus
have replaced the grasslands
near Doubtful Pass trail once used by
the Butterfield Overland Stagecoach Company.

— kenne

 

Broken Branch   Leave a comment

The Wave March 2012 - 2012-03-21 11-11-07 tree branch_art II blogBroken Branch — Computer Art by kenne

Broken

by the storm

blowed against

a bolder wall

aged by the sun

now gray and white —

old and broken

but still alive.

— kenne

Savannah Sparrow   Leave a comment

Sparrow (1 of 1) art blogSavannah Sparrow in a Mesquite Tree (Sabino Canyon, January 1, 2016)– Image by kenne

The sparrows are preparing for winter,
each one dressed in a plain brown coat
and singing a cheerful song.

— Charles Kuralt

Creosote Seed Pods — Grunge Art   2 comments

creosote Seed Pod (1 of 1) grange art blogCreosote Seed Pods — Grunge Art by kenne

Fuzzy-white seed pods

Decorate the creosote bush

A plant of the ages.

— kenne

 

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