Our visit began with the lunar eclipse. We arrived around midnight and set the alarm for 4:45 a.m. so we could get up to watch the eclipse.
|The eclipsed moon setting over Mount San Gorgonio.|
The desert is so beautiful right now, color and life everywhere. If you're ever in the desert, this is the time you want to be here, and if you live here all the time, spring is the big payoff. Spring feeds your spirit for the coming hot months, the debilitating, lock-yourself-in-your-cabin with the air conditioner and old movies months.
|Beavertail cactus, opuntia basilaris|
|Sphinx moth, Sphinginae|
Ken was skeptical and opened the top - without his bee suit on, mind you. He quickly dropped the lid back on the hive and high-tailed it out of there as it was humming with bees inside.
|All in camera, one shot, no content manipulation.|
This was a fun photo. I did resize the photo for this post, and corrected the color, but I didn't alter the content. Let me know if you can figure it out.