Archive for the ‘Sabino Canyon Recreation Area’ Category

Duck Above The Sabino Dam   1 comment

Mallard Duck-72Mallard Duck in the Water Above the Sabino Dam — Image by kenne

Old age isn’t a battle; old age is a massacre.

— Philip Roth

American Snout Butterfly   Leave a comment

American Snout-72American Snout Butterfly — Image by kenne

As seen in this image, American Snouts often perch on branches as if to imitate a dead leaf. This small, relatively dull colored butterfly got its named because of the pronounced elongation of its labial palpi into a prominent snout — the better with which to suck.

— kenne

 

Lindley’s Silverpuff Blossom   Leave a comment

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Lindley’s Silverpuff Blossom — Image by kenne

This wildflower will be followed by silvery white, spherical seed head, which is how it gets its name.

— kenne

Sabino Canyon Horse Corral   Leave a comment

Sabino Canyon Fenceline-72-2Sabino Canyon Horse Corral — Photo-Artistry by kenne

“Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.”

— Gary Snyder

Keeping Alive A Sense Of Wonder   3 comments

SCVN SIR-72Panning for Garnets in Sabino Creek — Image by kenne

“If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder . . .
he [or she] needs the companionship of at least one adult
who can share it, rediscovering the joy, excitement, and
mystery of the world we live in.”

— Rachel Carson

 

Desert Landscape: Morning in Sabino Canyon   Leave a comment

Morning In The Desert-72.jpgDesert Landscape: Morning in Sabino Canyon — Image by kenne

“You can’t know who you are until you where you are.”

-Wendell Berry 

Desert Star Wildflowers   Leave a comment

Desert Star-72Desert Star Wildflowers — Image by kenne

Some beautiful things
Like small desert wildflowers
Hide among the rocks.

kenne

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