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Yucca Blossoms   Leave a comment

Tanuri Ridge Yucca Blossoms — Image by kenne

Marine Blue Butterfly   2 comments

Marine Blue Butterfly on Meyer Lemon Leaf — Image by kenne

The Marine Blue or Striped Blue (Leptotes marina) is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family.
It is found from South America through Mexico to Southern Texas, Arizona, and California.
— Source: inaturalist.org

Doubtful Canyon Coyote Fence   Leave a comment

Doubtful Canyon Coyote Fence — Image by kenne

“Some nights we can see light of fires as Indians dance
And the eyes of God shine through the coyote fence.”

Desert Spiny Lizard   Leave a comment

Desert Spiny Lizard, Sweetwater Wetlands Park, Tucson, Arizona — Image by kenne

A Friend   1 comment

Romero Pools, Santa Catalina Mountains — Image by kenne

A friend is someone whose story you have heard.

— kenne

Beautiful Sedona Panorama   Leave a comment

View of Sedona from Airport Road — Panorama by kenne

Clouds under a blue sky
can’t resist reaching down
kissing the red rocks
of beautiful Sedona Arizona.

— kenne

 

Cactus Blossom   Leave a comment

Cactus Blossom — Image by kenne

I wait for the moment
I’ll return to the trails
as I did for twelve years
beneath Tucson’s blue sky
in some world of youth
and springtime. Give me,
Powers of the Universe,
the springtime but
spare me the child.

— kenne

 

Crested Saguaro   Leave a comment

Crested Saguaro Upon The Saguaros — Image by kenne

Cristate or “crested” saguaros form when the cells in the growing stem begin to divide outward,
rather than in the circular pattern of a normal cactus. This is an unusual mutation that results
in the growth of a large fan-shaped crest at the growing tip of a saguaro’s main stem or arms.

A Tucson Sunset   Leave a comment

A Tucson Sunset — Panorama by kenne

Beautiful sunsets need clouds in the sky.

— kenne

The Trail Is Dusty   Leave a comment

West of Tucson — Panorama Image by kenne

The trail is dusty
Stirred only by our steps,
A soft breeze unable to lift
The dust above our boots

Often coming together as strangers
Sharing a love of the wild
And a desire to hear sounds
In nature’s best.

Nature walks are fine
Surrounded by experts
Who share their knowledge
Born with a feel for the moment

An eye for beauty and form
Nature speaking to the senses
Where nothing is perfect
And everything Is perfect.

— kenne

Cat’s Claw Vine On Queen Palm   Leave a comment

Cat’s Claw Vine On Queen Palm — Image by kenne

Cat’s Claw Vines In The Neighborhood   Leave a comment

Cat’s Claw Vines In The Neighborhood (Tanuri Ridge) — HDR Images by kenne

The Cat’s Claw

the high nectar bent on a straw
the cat’s claw
a lazy man’s portion
the sound of its slogan
a view from the ocean
into the oven
under the covers
the stomach or the shoulders

balance is the key to power
the milk will sour
read between the lines
a fashionable design
bending the desire
coming down to the wire

— Lal Ratnakar

 

A Mother’s Boy Remembers His Mom On Mother’s Day   1 comment

Agnes on Valentine’s Day 2004 At Her Assisted Living Facility, Spring Texas — Image by kenne

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did, but people
will never forget how you made them feel.”

Maya Angelou

Nature Doing Its Thing   3 comments

Nature Doing Its Thing — Bee On Prickly Pear Cactus Image by kenne

 

A Visitor On The Wall   Leave a comment

Greater Roadrunner On Patio Wall — Image by kenne

April thirty-four

A future date from the past

Trust at the moment.

— kenne

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