Just south of Texas Canyon in Cochise County, Arizona stands this dead tree. It might be dead, but it is still a “giving tree.” Where once it gave shade, now it serves as a natural sculpture in the surrounding landscape for those who may happen to notice. http://www.MarthaLochertPhotography.com Image copyrighted. Use requires licensing from Martha Lochert.
Carnegia gigantea (Englem.) Brit & Rose forma cristata, better known as a crested saguaro is a rarity, occurring only once in every 250,000 saguaro. http://www.nps.gov/sagu/learn/nature/why_crested.htm The cause of the mutation is not definitively known, with some biologists professing it is the result of a genetic mutation and others believing it is the result of either a lightning […]
It’s Good Friday – the day to reflect upon Christ’s crucifixion. I have many friends who aren’t persons of any faith or that have differing interpretations of and beliefs in the Supreme Creator. Those who are wise have the full conviction of their faith without arrogance in claiming to have all the answers or the […]
One of the views on a lazy afternoon during a day trip through Cochise County in southern Arizona – where some people still work the land and commune with it and others have left the relics of their labors behind. Image copyrighted. Any use requires licensing from Martha Lochert http://www.MarthaLochertPhotography.com
.. and in the end, all is washed clean and the soul renewed in the hope of a new day. Image copyrighted. Any use requires licensing from Martha Lochert. http://www.MarthaLochertPhotography.com
Spring is almost here and the weather in Tucson is delightful. Last evening my friend George and I took advantage of the perfect temperature and road our mountain bikes from her house to the bicycling/walking paths which flank the usually dry-as-a-bone Rillito River. We’ve had an unusually wet winter; however, so the river is still flowing. Lots of people […]
Eatonville, Florida is touted as the oldest incorporated African-American municipality in the United States of America. It’s boundaries, which are not much more than a few square mile, mark the hometown of the preeminent anthropologist, author, and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston, who’s works are some of the most widely read in college campuses around the country. Her work, and that of other artists […]