Archive | May, 2017

Breaking Through the Clouds

Today’s Foto Fix features a shot taken as sunlight slipped through a crack in the cloud cover and highlighted a slice of Red Rock Canyon. ~SueBee

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Desert Shack

Today’s Foto Fix was taken near the ghost town of Rhyolite, Nevada. I try to imagine who built this shack, who spent time within its walls, what dreams they had…  ~SueBee Four Walls Four walls are all I need to roll out my bed at night, hold off the critters from my grub store my […]

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Spectacular Red Rock Canyon

During my visit to Pahrump, Nevada, last week, my friends toured me through the Red Rock Canyon area. To say it’s spectacularly beautiful is an understatement. I hope to return one day for some hiking as I’m sure the views from the top must be even more incredible. ~SueBee

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Street Signs You Don’t See Everyday

A few unusual street signs I spotted while my friends were touring me through the Red Rock Canyon area in Nevada! ~SueBee

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Weekly Photo Challenge, Evanescent 2

I’m submitting a second entry for this week’s Photo Challenge, Evanescent, with this photo I took at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Nevada last week. Notice the climber making an attempt up the side of the rock. Well, not a second after taking the picture, the climber slipped off the rock and was […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Evanescent

This week, the WordPress Photo Challenge asks us for a photo interpreting Evanescent (an adjective defined as soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing). I chose a photo I took last week at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge near Death Valley of a very speedy jackrabbit. He was gone in […]

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Last Supper in Rhyolite

In the ghost town of Rhyolite, on the edge of Death Valley, stands an unusual open air art museum featuring the ghostly Last Supper, created by Polish Beligian artist Albert Szukalski. ~SueBee

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Zabriskie Point, Death Valley

(11 Photos) After leaving the Opera House, we headed into Death Valley, stopping for the view at Zabriskie Point. Wow, is an understatement… see for yourself via this gallery of pics! ~SueBee

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Opera in Death Valley

(14 photos) My friends, Aranka and her husband George, whom I visited in Pahrump, Nevada, earlier this week took me on a fabulous tour of the local area. On Tuesday, our destination was Death Valley. Driving through some pretty unforgiving land, there suddenly stood the Amargosa Opera House! I linked to their website for those […]

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Road Trip

After returning home from Kat’s wedding in Julian (a couple hours south from home), I collapsed into bed, and then got up to hit the road again. My destination would be a town called Pahrump in the Nevada desert, about an hour northwest of Las Vegas, new home of a long-time friend. I headed out […]

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Beautiful Julian

(11 photos) I’m back from Kat and Cam’s wedding in Julian this past weekend, and also from a short visit to friends in the state of Nevada. Let me start by saying the wedding was perfect! It was everything the newlyweds dreamed of, and planned for the past 14 months. The pictures in this gallery were […]

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How is it already Monday?

Here we are again, Monday morning, ugh. But, we must make the best of it, appreciate each and every day, even if it’s a Monday! Kat’s wedding countdown = 5 days! (Photographer disclaimer – I won’t be the one taking pictures at Kat’s wedding, I’m not even taking my camera so I can focus entirely […]

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Animals in Profile

(8 photos) These animals were all kind enough to pose in profile for me during my recent visit to San Diego Zoo Safari Park near Escondido, California. ~SueBee

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Danger

This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge asks us to submit a picture of danger! I chose this picture I took on the Agua Caliente Indian Reservation in Palm Springs. While the desert is generally a very arid place, rain in nearby, higher elevations (the mountains directly above where I took the picture) can cause flash flooding that’s extremely […]

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Out for a Stroll

Today’s Foto Fix of a rhino strolling along was taken from the tram ride at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park using my zoom lens. Kat’s wedding countdown = 9 days!! ~SueBee

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