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.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Nice Snake

Found him sleeping peacefully in the shade of a creosote bush.
Yes, it is a rattlesnake.  What a beauty.


  1. Not something to disturb then. Nice one John.

  2. You got him very close, he didn't rattle?

  3. he really is! those scales provide a texture i don't see on our snakes!

  4. As long as he is sleeping. Don't get too close or make too much noise, John.

  5. Good eye to spot him. I believe the horny eyes make him a sidewinder.

  6. Beauty as long as he stays where he is.
    Snakes are not my "thing".
    Great photo though.

  7. Nice shot, but I'm glad it's just a picture!

  8. I would not want to surprise him!


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