The test of an adventure is that when you are in the middle of it, you say to yourself, "Oh, now I've got myself into an awful mess; I wish I were sitting quietly at home." And the sign that something is wrong with you is when you sit quietly at home wishing you were out having lots of adventure. -Thornton Wilder

The nice thing about being confused is you get a chance to notice things a lot better than if you knew where you were going.

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.

Saturday, May 2, 2015

More Flowers in the Desert

A flowering yucca and ocotillo together.

Another ocotillo in bloom.  The blooms are difficult to photograph.

See why?  They are way up there.


  1. And the blue sky as background. The shots give a feel for the desert. Real nice.

  2. They are all reaching to the sky.

  3. Amazing flowers on the cacti.

  4. Interesting to look at, and a beautiful color.

  5. We've planted 2 ocotillos in our yard. Hope they grow. They are such interesting plants.

  6. I've sure learned a lot about the varieties of cactus flowers. Beautiful.

  7. love the desert pictures <3
    i guess i did draw a cousin of the ocotillo family when i was last near joshua tree :)


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