The desert has me enchanted.
As a lover of dense vegetation, emerald foliage, and heavy rainfall, this newfound fondness of the Southwest surprises me.
Because my sister has taken up residence in the state of
, I have been fortunate enough to visit her frequently. When the cold winter winds hinted at major snowfall the beginning of this month, my parents and I threw our packed bags in the car and set off for the Arizona . Grand Canyon State
A 25 hour car ride is not something that makes me cringe, luckily. I delight in very long road trips (similarly I have traveled to
Sanibel, FL and the coast in this way). I prefer the starlit nightshift, so I can snap shots in the daytime. New Jersey
Sadly, we left this morning to go back home, after eleven sun-filled days with my sister. Here are a few photos from the trip down and a nature hike two Tuesdays ago.
|Snow in Oklahoma|
|View from the top of Telegraph Pass|
|Beautiful flowering cactus|