Category: #desert

Sunday Stills – Favorite Landscape – 01.31.21

Colter Bay in Grand Teton National Park

SQUARES – Up Above Sea Level

This part of Death Valley is 282 feet (85.5 meters) below sea level. We were only part of the way down towards the bottom.

Bird Weekly – Photo Challenge – Birds with Black Feathers

I understand Halloween is celebrated with vigor in America and not so much in other countries. With that said, Halloween signifies the creepy and scary. Black cats, black birds…black everything!

Sunday Stills – Happy Place – 10.18.20

Frank & I taking a selfie with Trout Lake as our backdrop.

My happy place is being outside in nature with my hubby, Frank! I’m also happy when I’m with my kids and grandkids but haven’t seen 2 of my 3 kids and none of my grandkids since January of this year due to the pandemic. I get to Facetime with them, but that is it. So for this challenge, I will stick to what I do when I can’t be with them physically.

Bird Weekly – Photo Challenge – In Your Yard or Garden

Swallow-tailed Kite flying low above our front yard.

All of us are going to have a different variety for this week so I can’t wait to see what everyone else is seeing from their window, front porch, back patio area or wherever you enjoy the likes of our feathered friends near and around your home.

SQUARES – The Prickly Kind

Meet the Cactus Wren who just happens be stalking around a cactus, the prickly kind of plant. This was a life bird for me on this day, at this moment!

Sunday Stills – Fall Color Ochre – 10.11.20

Story Mill Community Park in Bozeman, MT in September, 2019.

The feature image is the best and only photo I have of signs of fall. It was taken last September in Bozeman, Montana. In Florida, we don’t get the change with the red, orange & yellow until January when much of the rest of… Continue Reading “Sunday Stills – Fall Color Ochre – 10.11.20”

Bird Weekly – Photo Challenge – Owls

Barred Owl perched in a tree at Reddie Point Park in Jacksonville, Florida.

Owls are nocturnal meaning they are mostly active at night. There are two species that are truly diurnal (meaning they are active both day and night). They are the Northern Hawk Owl and the Northern Pygmy Owl.

SQUARES – The Hoppy Kind

This jackrabbit got spooked by us while we were bushwhacking up the side of a mountain in Death Valley National Park.

Sunday Stills – Dry – 10.04.20

Nevada Desert outside Las Vegas at sunset.

Artist Palette is on the face of the Black Mountains in Death Valley National Park. The colors are caused by oxidation of different metals, but it looks like an artist took a paintbrush to it. Artist’s Drive is 9 miles one way with curvy roads and towering mountains on either side.

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