Posts tagged “morning

just before…

The sun had already risen, but the trail had meandered down into a fold of the land and I found myself again in a pre-sunrise situation.  The foreground wasn’t actually this dark, but with the brightness of the sky above the horizon, the area closer to me was darkened and made for a nice silhouette image.  That’s one of the trail-signs to the left of the juniper tree…a common and reassuring symbol that I was exactly where I was supposed to have been at 7:45 on a Sunday morning….

Just before sunrise on the Black Canyon Trail, Antelope Creek segment


morning flight

Unless it’s a particularly windy day, this is a common sight during my morning walks in the desert area of north Phoenix.

hot air balloons over the desert


drops of morning

before the rains the desert smells like dust and rock

sometimes an unknown metal rides the glands of nose and mouth with searching

creosote 1

and after they come it is sweet with a knowable something

creosote 3

one that you know when you’ve been there and one that you don’t when you haven’t

creosote 2

 creosote or greasewood blossoms on a spring morning in the sonora desert north of phoenix arizona


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Aspen corridor

Aspen sunrise


luminescent

Maple seeds highlighted by the rising sun….

Maple seeds at sunrise


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Cedar Valley Morning

Cedar Valley morning, Utah


Morning Shower…


Good Morning….


Misty Morning


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