Near The Top of Mt. Lemmon — Image by kenne
Eleven years ago much of Mt. Lemmon was damaged by forest fire, Aspen Fire. As nature will have its way, much of the burned area has been reclaimed with maybe twenty more years before the forest to reach it previous height.
The other day while hiking the WIlderness Rock trail under a deep blue shy, I noticed the brilliant contrast of gray-white…
Lupine Blue Butterfly on Sawtooth Candyleaf Bloosoms
Lupine Blue Butterflies — Images by kenne
The Lupine Blue butterfly is an attractive butterfly that is light gray-blue in color with wings closed, displaying a beautiful blue color when open.
Since it’s wings are open only in flight, photographing them can be a real challenge. — Images by kenne captured on Mt. Lemmon
(CLICK ON ANY OF THE IMAGES FOR A LARGER VIEW IN A SLIDESHOW FORMAT.)Capturing The Moment — Lupine Blue Butterflies The Lupine Blue butterfly is an attractive butterfly that is light gray-blue in color with wings closed, displaying a beautiful blue color when open.
Arizona Sister Butterfly — Images by kenne
Thank You Cards From Kids Participating In Sabino Canyon’s Elementary School Program.
After all the years of working with adults, I’m loving working with kid’s grade 1-6.
Of course, I’m still working with adults leading hikes and nature walks — anything to be outside.
This past Friday I was one of the SCVN guides for the last summer hike on Mt. Lemmon. Even though I generally have one of my cameras when being a guide, hiking and trying to photograph birds don’t go together, without a lot of luck.
Just below the Marshall Gulch Saddle, I spotted several Acorn Woodpecker flying among the towering dead trees that died from the Aspen fire eleven years ago.…
"Succulents In Support Of The Rock" — Image by kenne We support the rock Sleeping in its memory…
August 30, 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, “The Big Easy.” Since that time, many songs have been written about this storm and the loss suffered. However the music and soul of this one of a kind city was not destroyed. Now nine years later I’m sharing again a posting I did November 18, 2009 that includes a song by Ray Bonneville, “The Big Easy.”
Ray was on the east…
"A Mushroom Grows In The Forest" — Image by kenne The Elf and the Dormouse UNDER a toadstool crept a wee Elf, …
De Grazia Gallery In The Sun, Tucson
One of my favorite places in Tucson is the De Grazia Gallery In The Sun — I go there every chance I get to learn about and admire the work of Ted De Grazia. The gallery is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and houses six permanent collections of paintings that trace historical events and native cultures of the Southwest.
Having just learned…
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