Going back to that terrible year called 2020, here are some yucca seed pods. I haven’t been in the open desert as I call it for a long time…
It is sad to see dead Joshua trees, isn’t it? Maybe it’s life ended naturally, or, someone tore the tree to bits.
Follow the link for some reliable information about the Joshua Tree, I love them!
Up close and personal, these amazing yucca can live up to 700 years and are food for a few critters too. A high of 107 degrees is coming for Las Vegas today which means that summer is certainly not coming to a close here! How is your weather shaping up this Tuesday?
These photos were taken about three years ago just outside Las Vegas in the southwest area. They are in the smaller image size I used, which was 1024×683. I now use 1500×844. Joshua trees are my desert people, each one is different like humans.
I don’t know when these photos were taken but here they are since I’ve nothing else for you today. I’m not feeling the blog vibe at all lately, maybe it’s the heat outside keeping me inside? A high temperature of just 109 is up for today, a break from the heat?
Wow, man, it was really hot while shooting these photos this morning! Imagine doing this when it’s 112 degrees instead of 92! This is the first time I’ve taken the new Sony A7C body and the 28-60mm lens in the field. What do you think, did the new system do a good job?
If I were using the Nikon Z50, I’d probably have the zoom lens on but this camera works very well with a smaller lens for my type of photography. I saw two wild donkeys in that area but in this case, that 28-60mm lens was incapable of capturing them at that distance and the zoom lens was at home. Oh well!
On a different note, it seems rather odd to me to be uploading (posting) only twice per day, I am very accustomed to publishing much more content per day, so I need to post more photos per post, right? 🤪
Beautiful Joshua trees!
The rocks are an ancient fault line
Southbound on Charleston Boulevard
Don’t touch those Joshua tree tines, deadly sharp!
That wall is a part of the ancient fault line
Red, white and blue
Clouds make the photo
How could anyone get tired of the beautiful Mojave Desert?!
Once again I am out of fresh material, so here are some random older photos for ya. It’s gray above me today which makes it the perfect day for full couch potato mode but I’d rather be on the bike somewhere in the city. Does a gray sky make you feel gray too?
Somewhere in the Mojave Desert
A glass block window in my kitchen
Follow Charleston Boulevard west far enough and you’ll quickly drive right out of the city. These are the last iPhone photos I took a few days ago.
My adopted state is a beautiful state! My home had a professional cleaning this morning which was long overdue. This place was dirtier than I thought it was for just one resident. Well worth the cost, especially with family coming to visit next month!
This tree is huge, I’ll bet that it’s several hundred years old! Sunny and 58 degrees are on tap for today and I sincerely hope that this 50-degree pattern will break very soon so that we can get some warmer weather.
Those damn powerlines are the first thing I saw when looking at the iPhone screen but thought eh, why not? When taking pics in the city these cables and towers seem to always be in the frame.
It’s so sad to see this mangled Joshua Tree. I have to wonder if someone did this on purpose since it is located next to a dirt two-track.