Sunset Beauty Moment

White Prickly Poppy (Argemone mexicana) or “Cowboy’s Egg” at sunset in Gardner Canyon in the Santa Rita Mountains of southern Arizona. 1/125 second at f 7.1 – ISO 3200 with diffused fill-flash All parts of this year-round bloomer, known by the Aztecs as “nourishment for the dead”  have psychoactive properties. Shamans used it for journeys to […]

Happy Summer

Today is the first day of summer – officially – but for some of us it’s been hot and summer-like for a while now. Enjoy yourselves as you head out on your family vacations. This photo is from the balcony of the condo I rented at the Sonoran Spa Resort in Rocky Point, Mexico. The lounge chairs seemed […]