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Desert vistas… the final chapter… with a free game of ‘spot the dinosaur’ thrown in!

Nearing the final leg of my journey back from Arizona, descending from the mountain pass and getting ready to turn left… South… so as to end up in San Diego and not… perish the thought… in Los Angeles… I took … Continue reading

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Desert vistas… part 7… (or): Mountains, clouds, snow and palm trees…

You gotta love California, where you can gaze past palm trees and see snow-topped mountains. I am nearing the end of my posts of photos I took on my recent drive back to San Diego from Arizona. We saw a … Continue reading

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Desert vistas… part 5… Some desert rain…

I am particularly proud of that photo. It is a very localized rain shower in the middle of the desert, seen through some high-power lines… highpower lines… high powerlines… high power-lines… high-power-lines??? Not bad for a shot taken one handed … Continue reading

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Desert vistas… part 1…

I am back in San Diego after visiting my daughter in Scottsdale, Arizona. I took a lot of pictures on the way home. Yes, I take pictures while I am driving. But I am a professional, trained driver, and I … Continue reading

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I am back in the land of the big cacti… part 2…

So, I went out walking in the Arizona desert, just to prove that I really am here. There are no wild flowers or cactus flowers or any kind of flowers blooming. But there is still a kind of majestic beauty … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… the final chapter; Almost home…

Back in Southern California… sun-drenched… palm trees swaying in the gentle sea breeze… I mean, yeah, a lot of those palm trees now look like burnt matchsticks… And, days after I took these photos, on my three-day adventure through California, … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… part 4; Birds and beaches…

It is time to leave the lighthouse… which you can just see the corner of, over there to the right… and continue on the first leg of my epic, detour-filled, three-day jaunt along the coast of California. I guess I … Continue reading

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