|Post-storm drama, Echo Cliffs, Arizona
Oh my gosh, I hadn’t picked up the camera (the phone doesn’t count) in weeks.
My husband booked a fishing trip at Lee’s Ferry, and a
girlfriend and I went along. One day we
traipsed around on the North Rim (where temperatures were so much
cooler!). The other day we had ourselves
hauled 15 miles upriver from Lee’s Ferry with a couple of rented Kayaks and
spent the day paddling down, looking at petroglyphs, and gawking at bighorn
sheep. We had a great time, until the
rainstorm up-canyon wind was strong enough to make whitecaps and blow us
|Clearing storm over Echo Cliffs, Arizona
Back at Cliff
Dweller’s Lodge after a beer, some ibuprofen, and a lot of laughs at
dinner, I ran out to photograph this. One
photographic truism is that magic happens after storms.
|Gray Mountain Public Art, Arizona
I’ve wanted to stop and gawk at this motel – turned – mural at
Gray Mountain since it first appeared almost a year ago. It’s on the
Navajo Reservation on the way home. The
property has been abandoned since 2005 and the mural, part of Chip Thomas’ Painted
Desert Project, was completed in November 2020.
|Harvest moon-set, Yarnell Arizona
Hanging at Vermillion Cliffs in the light of the harvest moon inspired me to climb the hill east of Yarnell the first morning home. I caught the full moon setting behind the town. As or friends said, we see an awful lot of natural beauty when we travel, but where we live is pretty awesome, too.