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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

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

Coachwhip Snake In Sabino Canyon   Leave a comment

7 Falls April 2013Coachwhip Snake in Sabino Canyon — Image by kenne

I first spotted this snake crossing Bear Canyon road. Couchwipe snakes are fast,
so I moved quickly as he climbed a Palo Verde tree to capture this image.
This coachwhip was about 3 feet long.

— kenne

Sleepy Orange   Leave a comment

Sabino Canyon Landscape Sleepy Orange(1 of 1)-4 grunge art blog.jpgSleepy Orange Butterfly on a Cholla Cactus — Grunge Art by kenne

Saying nothing… sometimes says the most.

— Emily Dickinson

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