Watering the Garden

One of my favorite tasks is watering the garden. … More Watering the Garden

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Monsoon Season in Arizona

Monsoon season is one of my favorite times of the year in Phoenix. I relish the drama of the dust storms, wind, thunder and lightning that hail our mid-summer change from the intense dry heat to rain. The attached images were edited with Snapseed and Tangled FX.

Peaceful Perspicacity of Plants and Parasites

“All plants have cell walls composed of cellulose, and most obtain their energy through photosynthesis, using light, water and carbon dioxide to synthesize food. About three hundred plant species do not photosynthesize but are parasites on other species of photosynthetic plants.”     Wikipedia  The attached images were edited with Snapseed, Prisma and Tangled FX. … More Peaceful Perspicacity of Plants and Parasites

“Where Seldom is Heard a Discouraging Word”

Last week my husband and I traveled from Arizona to several locations in western Colorado. We attended a nephew’s wedding near Basalt, and later visited with family and friends in Montrose and Burnt Sawmill Mesa.  Escaping the Phoenix heat for a few days was wonderful.  We were happy to see loved ones and breathe the … More “Where Seldom is Heard a Discouraging Word”

Colorado Landscapes 

For the last ten days I’ve been vacationing with family in western Colorado. We’ve driven to various rural locations and taken numerous photos. The scenery and landscapes have been beautiful and it would be difficult to take a bad picture here. Nevertheless, it’s fun to tinker with photos and try out some of the many … More Colorado Landscapes