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Wild Horse Mesa Bar

    On a deserted stretch of old Route 66 near Correo, New Mexico.

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Juniper Wood

Junipers are beautiful – living or dead.

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Where’s Ruth?

  In Nevada.

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Feral Sofas

Having escaped the confines of suburban living rooms, these feral sofas survive in the desert while experts predicted they could not live without carpet.   Here’s a northern relative on Flickr.

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Striped Whipsnake

Thanks to Nancy’s alertness we saw this striped whipsnake on Tuesday near Ash Canyon.  It’s very thin and about 24 inches long.  And very fast.  After it posed for a few minutes, it took off.  Quite a treat to see. … Continue reading

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Black Beauty

After a weekend of gentle rain, the rocks and plants looked so bright with their layers of dust washed away.  And on our hike we were greeted by this guy – the first tarantula I’ve seen this year.  Time for … Continue reading

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Cactus fence

This is a rather feeble barbed wire fence.  You can see one of the posts (or spreaders) is broken off near the ground, but the wire is still taut, so something holds it up. But for me, the real fence … Continue reading

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Desert Cemetery

A cemetery fence near Shoshone, California. I’ll link it to Friday Fences so you can see many more fences!

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Sunrise Rainbow

Rainbows in the morning are unusual here – most of the storms come in the afternoon. We were greeted by this sunrise rainbow over Mud Springs Mountain.  I like the frames, but I have a lot to learn.  This is … Continue reading

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Mailboxes

From a desert community in Arizona…

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California Nostalgia

Driving from New Mexico to San Diego for a visit last week, I thought about what I missed about my home state and came up with three things that affect me almost on a primal level. One is the California … Continue reading

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Sand Dunes and Fences

I risked a ticket on I-8 to get this shot, but had to have it for Friday Fences!  The folks in charge of the highways try to fence the roads, but at the Imperial Dunes in the southeast corner of … Continue reading

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Iconic Southwest

This is a classic subject in New Mexico – adobe walls and gates.  Would have been ideal with some hollyhocks.

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Colorful Houses

Some of the houses in Truth or Consequences make me smile – I love the bold colors.  And I especially like it when neighbors join in.  Hope these bring a smile to you. [These have had some heavy processing in … Continue reading

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Sunset Rain

A shower off to the west just at sunset.  It faded even in the 30 seconds it took to get the camera, but still was not our everyday color of rain! This is straight out of the camera, with all … Continue reading

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Rusty Roof

Another shot from the trip to Globe, Arizona, an old mining town.  I’m taking Kim Klassen’s Beyond Layers class where I learn to use more of PhotoShop Elements.  So this started as last week’s lesson and I just kept going. … Continue reading

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