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Canyon Hymn   1 comment

Canyons Near Moab, Utah — Image by kenne

A Canyon Hymn 

My place of worship has sandstone walls
Arches are altars and ledges become pews.
There are rafters of gnarled cottonwood limbs
Hidden alcove gardens are my inner sanctum.
Gods send messages down the aisles
In raging flash floods and down-canyon breezes.
After-storm rainbows are my stained glass
And potholes are the tadpole’s baptismal fonts.
Scriptures are revealed in images pecked and painted
On rock surface patina and sheltered cliff faces
While holy water seeps clear or flows blood red.
My collection plate is passed around by the BLM
And I stuff it with permit fees
At the end of each guiding season.

— Vaughn Hadenfeldt

 

Arches National Park   Leave a comment

Arches National Park — Image by kenne

Arches National Park lies north of Moab in the state of Utah. Bordered by the Colorado River in the southeast, it’s
known as the site of more than 2,000 natural sandstone arches, such as the massive, red-hued Delicate Arch in the
east. Long, thin Landscape Arch stands in Devils Garden to the north. Other geological formations include Balanced
Rock, towering over the desert landscape in the middle of the park.― Google

 

June Road Trip Snapshot Droppings   Leave a comment

June Road Trip Snapshot Droppings — iPhone Images by Joy and Kenne (Click on any of the tiled images to see a larger view in a slideshow format.)

In addion to taking many photos with my Nikon cameras during our June road trip, we took photos with our iPhones, which I just remembered. Here are a few iPhone “Camera Roll” images — each has some Photoshop editing.

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Capturing The Moment — Canyonlands National Park   Leave a comment

Vista in Arches National Park — Image by kenne

Skyline Arch, Arches National Park   9 comments

Arches National Park (1 of 1)-10 blogSkyline Arch Panorama, Arches National Park — Images by kenne

Arches National Park (1 of 1)-11 blogSkyline Arch

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Landscape Landmarks Panorama, Arches National Park   1 comment

Arches National Park Landmarks_Panorama1 blogCourthouse Towers, Three Gossips, Sheep Rock, Tower of Babel and The Organ Landscape Landmarks Panorama
Near the Entrance of Arches National Park — Image by kenne

Balanced Rock, Arches National Park, Moab, Utah   2 comments

Arches Panorama (1 of 1)-5 Balance Rock blog

Arches Panorama (1 of 1)-4 Balance Rock blog

Arches Panorama (1 of 1)-3 Balance Rock blogBalanced Rock, Arches National Park, Moab, Utah (June 12, 2014) — Images by kenne

Located just off the main road in Arches National Park, Balanced Rock is an easy walk for a closer view.

Three Gossips Panorama, Arches National Park   4 comments

Arches Panorama (1 of 1)-2 blog Three GossipsThree Gossips Panorama, Arches National Park  (June 12, 2014) — Image by kenne

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