Day of the Golden Poppies

All spring in Arizona, poppy passion! Then, finally, past peak but still positively poppylicious,we made it to poppy meca in Antelope Valley, California. Fields and fields and rolling hills of golden poppy goodness. Women in dresses and parasols taking photographs, couples smiling, little bitty babies in hair bows being carried up the hill by tired…

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Day of the Bristlecone Pines

What is success? This little video shares what we found on our quest to the bristlecone pine forest.

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Wildflowers everywhere! Poppies, Bobcat, and Jaguar—my wildflower dreams this spring

From the fields of poppies and lupines to the ever-running washes (like rivers!) still flowing daily since our February snow (!), this has been a spectacular spring. Join me in the poppy fields (and canyons of Jaguar and Bobcat) with these recent posts . . . 

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A lovely (and very useful) free Arizona Wildflowers identification app for your phone

Are you curious what wildflowers you are seeing? I just found this app that can find the ID for most any flower and is free! PLUS there are related apps for nearly every U.S. state. 🧡

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Jaguar, Golden Eagle, and Slowly Sauntering Swine—our Magical Day of Adventure Below Baboquivari Peak

Under Mexican blue oak, and thick sycamores. /
Thick cat claw marks on tree—cat was ready to pounce! /
Jaguar was seen here once, Jaguar felt near, /
Ghost guardian Jaguar.

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