There are huge numbers of Iris plants starting to bloom in the area wiped out by the 2011 forest fire near Alpine, AZ.
Fields of flowers coming up after the 2011 forest fire.
From Desert Botanical Garden
Luminarias at the Desert Botanical Garden at sunset, Dec 2012. I would love this for a backyard.
Sun set at the Phoenix Zoo, waiting for Zoolights 2012 to begin. This was the 50th anniversary of the Zoo.
From Water Reflections
A pleasant nook to rest and enjoy the sights at Luminarias, Dec 2012.
The main ceremonial area of Chaco Canyon, North East of Gallup, New Mexico
From Navajo Nation
Changing aspen leaves in the inner basin of the San Francisco Peaks in Flagstaff, AZ, early October, 2012
Bright yellow columbines against a background of lily pads
Under Midgley Bridge
I enjoy hiking along Oak Creek. This scene was approaching Sedona.
One of my favorite places to relax, Cathedral Rock
The West Fork of Oak Creek Canyon. After a long day of hiking, the cold water felt good on my feet.
Snoopy Rock, East of Sedona
Slide Rock after a light snow fall.
A rare snowball fight in slide rock, an area better known for bikinis.
Water cascading down from the Seven Sacred Pools in Sedona, after a brief rainstorm.
A double rainbow over Schnebly Hill after a rain
Fields of Flowers on Schnebly Hill