Month: April 2020

Photo of the Day 4.8.20

Evening on the Cienegas As the moon rises The wind sings through the Mesquite And coyotes howl.                                  – Lynn Amber As I predicted, the cloud cover impacted the… Continue Reading “Photo of the Day 4.8.20”

Photo of the Day 4.7.20

It was “chore” day today.  The wind and sunshine were perfect drying conditions!!  Truth be told, I am also trying out my new remote shutter release cable hoping to get a full moon shot tonight – and the clothes drying on the line are… Continue Reading “Photo of the Day 4.7.20”

Photo of the Day 4.6.20

The sunsets have been incredible here in the Las Cienegas NCA.  As I post this one taken last night, I am looking out the window at an even more incredible color display!!  The above photo is looking toward the eastern sky and the colors… Continue Reading “Photo of the Day 4.6.20”

Photo of the Day 4.5.20

We had to go fill up our 6-gallon water container today so we could add some water to our fresh water tank in the trailer.  At the Empire Ranch Historic Site, there is a potable water source that we can access.  While Jim was… Continue Reading “Photo of the Day 4.5.20”

Valley of Fire State Park

Based on a conversation with some fellow Vermonters who were camped near us at Hole in the Wall campground in the Mojave Preserve, we decided to make Valley of Fire State Park our next destination on our southwest tour.  We have been past this… Continue Reading “Valley of Fire State Park”

Photo of the Day 4.4.20

We take nightly walks after dinner to watch the sunset across this high-desert grassland.  The sky is ever changing and we are always rewarded with a unique display each night.

Photo of the Day 4.3.20

Back to a ranch land photograph today!  This morning, we retraced our bike ride from several days ago -getting an earlier start since the winds were supposed to kick up during the afternoon hours.  We had a very good reason for riding the same… Continue Reading “Photo of the Day 4.3.20”

Photo of the Day 4.2.20

Another photo from earlier in the month of March when we were camped in the Mojave Preserve.  I loved how the light was catching the thorns and pads on this Prickly Pear.  It was just glowing!  I understand that the preserve is also closed… Continue Reading “Photo of the Day 4.2.20”

Photo of the Day 4.1.20

While we were camped in the Mojave Preserve, we had a great conversation with some fellow Vermonters who were traveling in a vintage Airstream.  Upon their recommendation, when we left the Mojave Preserve, we decided to head to Valley of Fire State Park on… Continue Reading “Photo of the Day 4.1.20”

Photo of the Day 3.31.20

I walk to this pond in the conservation area daily.  It is a source of rejuvenation for me and reflection.  It brightens my spirit during this difficult time.  I love spending time watching the great egret who lives here – and find myself concerned… Continue Reading “Photo of the Day 3.31.20”