FOTD: Cactus in a truck

Along Route 66 in Arizona are many weird things and often someone has used rusty old car parts to create folk art. Sometimes it’s just a bunch of junk on display, left in its natural state. But whatever humans create, if left untended, nature eventually takes over. That’s what happened with this prickly pear cactus, […]

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FotD: Cactus Flower

Barstow, California. The Route 66 museum we intended to visit is closed on weekdays, which we found out when we got there.  So I went around the building taking photos of flowers. Here’s the cactus plant from a wider angle. Posted for Cee’s Flower of the Day, 6/8/18.

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FOTD: Shooting Stars

These flowers are called shooting stars. Looking at them closely, it is easy to see why. In this photo, their shape is clearer. Taken in my garden on May 22, 2018.  Posted for Cee’s Flower of the Day, 5/27/18.

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FOTD: Anemone

Early spring in my garden brings these lovely white and yellow flowers, anemone sylvestris or wood anemone. Posted for Cee’s Flower of the Day, 5/26/18

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CB&WPC: Muted Flowers

The topic of Cee’s Black & White photo challenge this week is flowers. It works best with strong contrasting two-toned flowers, such as these tulips. The tulips below are actually only one color, but the shadows add contrast to the photo.Perhaps we are so focused on color in photos that we often fail to look […]

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