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A Sahuaro Poem

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I found a saguaro poem on a vintage postcard listed on Etsy that I wanted to remember, so what better way but to share it with you . . . SAHUARO By Ona M. Rollins Giant of the desert How tall and straight you stand, With your arms outstretched to heaven, And your feet down […]

Flickr Desert Love: Sand Gecko in Namibia

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In the deserts of Namibia, Southwest Africa, there is a popular amazement. . . . and it “barks”!!?? Their communication methods have also been described as squeaks, croaks, clicks ~ altogether a wide range of sounds. Baffling noise in the dead of a desert night from these five inch long marvels known as the Namib […]

Spectacular Saguaro Skies

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Note: Click on video if you want to pause or adjust audio. Its all about Saguaro Love. Just something about a saguaro sky is All Desert Love . . . Source: EJ Montini, The Republic | azcentral.com 11:24 a.m. MST March 17, 2015 EJ Montini, there on the left, does not hold back. Starting with […]

Five Reasons for Prickly Pear Passion

Countless reasons to have Prickly Pear Passion and yet for this very first round, we have five . . . The succulent Prickly Pear Cactus, or otherwise known as opuntia, with its juicy ruby pear fruits (also known as “tunas”) and thick pads (or “nopales”) is obviously a popular treat for the desert wildlife. It […]

An Ocotillo Obsession in My Artsy-Fartsy World

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**Warning: A little bit of a rant ahead** I have always been the excitable one in my family. “Its really not that good, Vi.” “What is the matter with you?” I like something, better yet – love something, I’m all a-tither! My puppies can relate – yes, I have an invisible tail. I’m confessing now. […]

Ocotillo Obsession Series 01. Vibrant Blooms

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In this first of my “Ocotillo Obsession” series,  I am featuring my progressive shots of the vibrant ocotillo blooms. OCOTILLO Fouquieria splendens Origin of “Ocotillo” — Aztec-derived “ocote” refers to a pine that was used to make torches. Therefore the name “ocotillo” refers to a “torch”! Imagine a spring day, in the desert . . […]

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Someone told me the other day, "The world has gone crazy and there's no escaping it . . . " Maybe its the mama-optimism in me, but I just raised my eyebrows and my heart ached a little with pity. Have they driven down our quiet, sweet desert roads . . .
Here's an article & image from WSJ about Big Bend and in particular Marfa, "cinematic landscapes that stretch unbroken to the horizon; cowboys presiding over art galleries; and sunsets that, at the smog-free altitude of nearly 5,000 feet, were the prettiest I’d ever seen. . . "
www.wsj.com/articles/a-desert-escape-to-a-renowned-texas-town-1491320057?tesla=y

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