Archive for the ‘Photography’ Tag

Sabino Canyon Giclee Painting   Leave a comment

Sabino Canyon Giclee Painting by kenne

Yesterdays   Leave a comment

Yesterdays, New Orleans December 2007 — Collage by kenne

New Orleans days

Our favorite getaway

Living in Houston.

— kenne

Desert Windmill   1 comment

Desert Windmill — Image by kenne

Windmills hypnotize

See adventure and magic

Don Quixote complex.

— kenne

Corvette Raffle At Festival   Leave a comment

Corvette Raffle at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church Tucson Greek Festival — Image by kenne

With so many leaves, the sun waves good day
with many stands shines, shines the sky
and those ones inn irons and those others are in the earth.

Quiet anytime now, the church bells will signal.

This earth is theirs and ours.

Beneath the earth in their crossed arms
they hold the rope of the church bells,
they are awaiting the hour, waiting to signal the resurrection
this earth is theirs and ours
no one can take it from us

Quiet anytime now, the church bells will signal.

— from The Church Bells Will Signal by Yiannis Ritsos

Street Fair Food   Leave a comment

Street Fair Food — Image by kenne

You try not to stop

When food looks and smiles so good

How can you say no?

— kenne

Great Blue Visited Nextdoor   4 comments

Great Blue Heron Visited A Neighbor’s House — Image by kenne

Although one might not expect to see a Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) in the Sonoran Desert, they have an extensive range
and occur throughout much of North and Central America wherever there is water. If you happen to have a koi or goldfish pond
in your backyard, you may be visited by a heron.

— kenne

Pocket Gopher   1 comment

Pocket Gopher — Image by kenne

Pocket gophers are sometimes confused with their fossorial relatives, moles. There are several easy ways to tell the two groups apart.
Moles have small teeth and tiny, unapparent eyes. Pocket gophers have long incisors that protrude from the mouth, and their eyes are easy to see.
In addition, mole tunnels leave raised ridges in the ground, whereas pocket gopher tunnels do not. — Source: The National Wildlife Federation

 
 

Grilling On New Year’s Day   Leave a comment

Kenne David Turner Grilling On His Birthday, January 1st — Image by kenne

“This sandgrain day in the bent bay’s grave
      He celebrates and spurns
   His driftwood forty-eighth wind turned age;
      Herons spire and spear.”

Human-Kind: Be Both   Leave a comment

Tucsonan Activists —  Image by kenne

These are amazing: each
Joining a neighbor, as though speech
Were a still performance.
Arranging by chance

To meet as far this morning
From the world as agreeing
With it, you and I
Are suddenly what the trees try

To tell us we are:
That their merely being there
Means something; that soon
We may touch, love, explain.

And glad not to have invented
Such comeliness, we are surrounded:
A silence already filled with noises,
A canvas on which emerges

A chorus of smiles, a winter morning.
Placed in a puzzling light, and moving,
Our days put on such reticence
These accents seem their own defense.

— Some Trees by John Ashbery

Desert Sunset   Leave a comment

Desert Sunset — Image by kenne

After a blue-sky day

high clouds move in

making perfect the sunset.

— kenne

Low Clouds In The Foothills   1 comment

Low Clouds In The Catalina Foothills — Image by kenne

Low clouds remain

in the canyons

of the foothills

after a weekend

of much needed rain.

— kenne

 

Top Two Shelves In Our Study   Leave a comment

Top Two Shelves In Our Study — Image by kenne

There are moments

down deep inside

when I scream — 

Nobody gets in

to see the wizard

not nobody, 

not no how.

— kenne

The Humble Back Of The Mountain   Leave a comment

Aspen Trail on Mt. Lemmon — Image by kenne

Sun warms the lizard’s back
and the humble back of the mountain.
A raven croaks from the top of a thermal.
The valley oak above the barn,
dying a huge branch at a time,
stands in calm mortability, content
with the warm light that has fed its leaves,
the dark waters that have fed its roots,
its acorns that have fed the woodpeckers
for five hundred rainy seasons.

— Ursula K. Le Guin

Oh, This Is Going To Be Easy   4 comments

Caricature by Dave Fitzsimmons and Images by Joy

Joy invited me to attend this month’s luncheon meeting of the Old Pueblo Women’s Club, which took place at the Lodge at Ventana Canyon. 
The speaker was Dave Fitzsimmons, a recently retired internationally known journalist/cartoonist. At one point in his amusing presentation, 
he walked over to our table and said, “Isn’t this a woke organization, and your name is Ms.” We went up to his drawing pad, took one look at me and said, 

“Oh, this is going to be easy.”

 

Foggy Morning Birthday On Tanuri Ridge   1 comment

Foggy Morning Birthday On Tanuri Ridge — Image by kenne

This sandgrain day in the bent bay’s grave
He celebrates and spurns
His driftwood eighty-second wind turned age;
Herons spire and spear.

— An age modification from Poem On His Birthday by Dylan Thomas

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