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Sticks and Stones Art — Photo-Essay   1 comment

Tanuri Ridge includes about 40 acres along the Tanque Verde wash,
which runs into the Rillito River.
Thirty-six years ago there were concrete picnic tables
under several big cottonwood trees.
Since that time there has been a flood washing away the tables
and a fire that destroyed many of the trees.
Now it is frequented by people walking their dogs and horseback riders,
and yes, photographers like myself.

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When we moved to Tanuri Ridge in 2010,
I went for a walk down by the wash 
and discovered
different forms of nature sculpture alone the trails.

 

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Someone was taking sticks and stones to create art.

 

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Over the years, some of the art would be removed while new appeared.

 

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I began to ask around and learned the art was probably the work of
David and Margarita Berg.

 

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David was a resident of Tanuri Ridge when we move here.
During my first walk down by the wash,
I discovered a memorial to Margarita Berg.
Previously, I had met David in the community,
so I called him and asked if I might interview him
for a newsletter I was preparing for Tanuri Ridge — he agreed.
Click here for a link to that posting I wrote on David and Margarita, June 8, 2011.

 

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David no longer lives in Tanuri Ridge,
but it is evident that he returns to maintain Margarita’s memorial,
which has the same signature as the Tanque Verde wash art —
sticks and stones.

— kenne

 

 

Sabino Canyon Fall Colors Panoramas   4 comments

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Sabino Canyon January colors-0845 Panorama blog-2Sabino Canyon Fall Colors Along Sabino Creek Panoramas — Photo-Essay by kenne

 

 

A Butterfly Morning — A Photo Essay   3 comments

Images Taken Yesterday Morning by kenne (common emigrant and American snout butteries)

Butterflies On Blooming Mexican Bird of Paradise — A Photo Essay   7 comments

Variegated Fritillary On Mexican Bird of Paradise

Variegated Fritillary On Mexican Bird of Paradise

Fiery Skipper & Cloudless Giant Sulfur On Mexican Bird of Paradise

Variegated Fritillary On Mexican Bird of Paradise

Cloudless Giant Sulfur On Mexican Bird of Paradise

Cloudless Giant Sulfur On Mexican Bird of Paradise

Fiery Skipper On Mexican Bird of Paradise — Images by kenne

I’ve watched you now a full half-hour;
Self-poised upon that yellow flower
And, little Butterfly!  Indeed
I know not if you sleep or feed.
How motionless! – not frozen seas
More motionless! and then
What joy awaits you, when the breeze
Hath found you out among the trees,
And calls you forth again!

~William Wordsworth, “To a Butterfly”

Joy’s Birthday Celabration On Galveston Island — A Photo Essay   4 comments

Galveston (3 of 106) blogJoy, Hugh, and Jill walking over the dunes to the beach.

Galveston (4 of 106) blogChase

Galveston (5 of 106) blogJoy, Hugh, Jill, James, Abbie, and Jerri

Galveston (54 of 106) blogJoy and Jill

Galveston (26 of 106) blogJames and Chase

Galveston (56 of 106) Blue Crab blodBlue Crab

Galveston (87 of 106) blogAudrey, Abbie, and James Building Sand Castles. Our tent in the background.

Galveston (93 of 106) blogJames, Audrey, Abbie, and Jill.

Galveston (103 of 106) blogJason, Chase, and Hannah burying Abbie, James, and Audrey.

Galveston (106 of 106) blogJoy, Abbie, and Audrey

Galveston (58 of 106) James Flying a Kite blogJames flying a kite on the beach.

Click here to see other photos taken on Galveston Island. Flickr Album 
(Click on any of the Flickr images for a larger view in a slideshow format.)

No Words Sunday — Demonstrators Say It All In Tucson   2 comments

Demonstrators In Armory Park, Tucson (June 30, 2018) — Images by kenne

Remembering Turner On His 76th   6 comments

(Click on any of the tiled images for larger in a slide format.)

Thomas Robert Turner, May 23, 1942 – November 13, 2014
I love you, Bobby!

And death shall have no dominion.
Dead man naked they shall be one
With the man in the wind and the west moon;
When their bones are picked clean and the clean bones gone,
They shall have stars at elbow and foot;
Though they go mad they shall be sane,
Though they sink through the sea they shall rise again;
Though lovers be lost love shall not;
And death shall have no dominion.

And death shall have no dominion.
Under the windings of the sea
They lying long shall not die windily;
Twisting on racks when sinews give way,
Strapped to a wheel, yet they shall not break;
Faith in their hands shall snap in two,
And the unicorn evils run them through;
Split all ends up they shan’t crack;
And death shall have no dominion.

And death shall have no dominion.
No more may gulls cry at their ears
Or waves break loud on the seashores;
Where blew a flower may a flower no more
Lift its head to the blows of the rain;
Though they be mad and dead as nails,
Heads of the characters hammer through daisies;
Break in the sun till the sun breaks down,
And death shall have no dominion.

— Dylan Thomas

Click On Tom’s Celebration pdf

Richard Burton Reading, And Death Shall Have No Dominion

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