A Christmas Cactus beautifully placed around an old fence post. Seen at South Llano River State Park.
A lineup of old trucks in front of the junkyard in Carizozo, NM.
An unedited photo of sunset at Valley of Fires National Forest Recreation Area.
Pumpkins and chiles – autumn in the southwest.
Marigold garlands hanging in a vendor stall at the Durango Farmers Market.
It’s a tree stump – but the underside of it? I can’t explain it but I’m totally amazed by it. Seen at Santa Fe Skies RV Park.
Our favorite State Park is designated as a Dark Sky Park by the International Dark-Sky Association. Apparently there is a rigorous application process to get this designation. As of January 2022 there are only 195 Dark Sky Places worldwide.
Cone flower is another name for Echinacea. Saw these lovely flowers at the local nursery and the sunlight made them extra brilliant.
We drove up to the Arnosky Farm to see if we could get some tomatoes. It’s too hot and dry for tomatoes but I did get some pretty pictures.
It’s mostly a flower farm but we have seen some produce there in years past. Everything is on the honor system. They have a cash box on the wall to leave your payment.
An exceptionally pretty Gerbera Daisy. Seen in Spring Branch.