This quail perched in a Joshua Tree at sunset on March 20th 2013 in Yucca Valley, CA. Several others foraged for food below while this one stood guard.
This Saguaro cactus can be found on the trail along the rim of Saguaro lake at Butcher Jones Beach. This particular March morning the spring Sonoran desert flowers were in full bloom and the slightly overcast day was giving way to a bright blue sky.
This old Saguaro cactus skeleton stands next to the trail that leads around Saguaro Lake from Butcher Jones Beach. As spring announces it’s self in Arizona with wild flowers surrounding it base life goes on at the lake. This mid-March picture show the beauty of the Sonoran desert as it blooms.
A favorite non-alcoholic drink made from lemon-lime soda and a splash of grenadine. Fancy ones, like this one, have maraschino cherry’s and a lime wedge as a garnish. The perfectly refreshing addition to a classic burger and fry’s at the local diner.
The morning light gently grazes across the background and lights this tress from behind, providing the perfect back-light as the sun rises on the early March morning on Coon Bluff, Arizona.