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Red-Veined Darter Dragonfly   2 comments

Red-veined Darter Gragonfly-art-72Red-Veined Darter Dragonfly — Photo-Artistry by kenne

Dragonflies appear
Darting mysteriously
Metaphor of life.

— kenne

Tanuri Ridge Monsoon Night   Leave a comment

Lightning 7-19-10  9452-art-72.jpgTanuri Ridge Monsoon Night — Photo-Artistry by kenne

Lightning strikes near by

Tanuri Ridge Monsoon Night

Flashes of brilliance.

— kenne

 

Desert Orangetip Butterfly   Leave a comment

7 Falls April 2013Desert Orangetip On a Fiddleneck — Photo-Art by kenne

“I discovered in nature the nonutilitarian delights that I sought in art.
Both were a form of magic, both were a game of intricate enchantment and deception.”

— from “Butterfies” by Vladimir Nabokov

No Time For Despair   1 comment

NogalesPainted Lady — Photo-Artistry by kenne

There is no time for despair,
no place for self-pity,
no need for silence,
no room for fear.

We speak,
we write,
we do language.

That is how civilizations heal.

— Toni Morrison

Variegated Fritillary Butterfly — Like a Dream   3 comments

SCVN Nature Walk 08-15-12, Marshall GulchVariegated Fritillary Butterfly — Photo-Artistry by kenne

“I think, that if I touched the earth,
It would crumble;
It is so sad and beautiful,
So tremulously like a dream.”

— Dylan Thomas

The Genus Coprinopsis Mushrooms   1 comment

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Mushroom-72The Genus Coprinopsis Mushrooms (Sunset Trail, Santa Catalina Mountains) — Images by kenne

“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.”

— Aristotle

Hiking Sunset Trail, A Photo Essay   1 comment

“In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.”

— John Muir

Hikers-3-72Yesterday’s SCVN Friday hike took place on the Sunset Trail,
a popular summertime hike on Mt. Lemmon connecting hikers
to Marshall Gulch without having to drive all the way up through Summerhaven.

Hikers-2-72Helen and Ellen ready for the hike.

Hikers-4-72Ricki and Ellen, out guides make a backup copy of the SCVN Sign-in Sheet.

Hikers-5-72Ricki goes over the Safety Rules with the hikers.

Hikers-6-72Barbara and Jeff on the trail.

Hikers-7-72A view from Sunset Rock of the hikers on the trail.

Hikers-8-72Tosh and Liz examining rocks.

Hikers-9-72 Ellen and Ricki have a snake before hiking back to the trailhead.
– Images by kenne

 

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