Rain Clouds and Cholla in the Desert

TeddyBear Cholla ( Opuntia bigelovii) in the foreground

The Teddybear Cholla is one of my favorite desert plants! It literally glows in the landscape – especially in the early morning and early evening light. The other day the skies clouded up and we actually got a sprinkling of rain in the Arizona desert. They were the first raindrops we have felt since leaving Vermont in mid-December! I thought the photograph was particularly dramatic in black and white! 🙂

Another angle …..

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