You have to love the desert!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Mahonri, Nov 17, 2009.

  1. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I go hiking often into the Phoenix Mountain Preserve, situated a couple of miles north of my home.

    Someone that has a lot of time and a great camera has captured many of the critters that spend time there.

    Mostly I see snakes and wild quail there... but I see coyotes frequently as well as ring-tailed foxes... Guess I'll have to start taking my camera with me in the evenings when I go hiking.

    Here is his website... Enjoy the eye candy from the park surrounded by city.

    Sonoran Desert inside Phoenix

    ETA: When I hike, I usually do the 8A-8B-200A trail loop. Best of the Park/Trail Map
    Last edited: Nov 17, 2009

  2. dacjohns

    dacjohns People Cracker Upper

    Nice photos.

    The desert has a beauty of its own that isn't always seen.

    BTW, I'll be in Tempe the first week of December for a meeting.
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I'll tell ya as one who lives in the desert. It is absolutely gorgeous, all seasons, it has it's own beauty. Spring brings so many colors most people don't about, summer brings those wonderful Yucca flowers, winter brings snow and the wildlife, fall has many many colors. Most people don't realize the beauty of the desert.






  4. Brick243

    Brick243 Songster

    Mar 13, 2008
    Southeast Oklahoma
    My Dad loved the desert. He lived in El Centro some as a kid. I don't know how many stories he told me about those times. He always told them like he was going back to the happiest times of his life.
  5. PandoraTaylor

    PandoraTaylor RT Poultry n Things

    Jun 29, 2009
    thank you for the link.
    I love seeing wildlife and different scenic country.

  6. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

    Jul 7, 2007
    Middle TN
    I love dessert. Especially chocolate raspberry cake. Mmmmm....


    (Oh and the desert is nice too. It's no chocolate cake though...)

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