Part of the Piedra River in southwestern Colorado. Piedra means “rock” in Spanish — a very appropriate name.
I was amused by how crooked this signpost was, especially in relation to the trees. I hiked along this trail, just a little ways. I was really high up (in southern Colorado), above 11,000 feet.
Seen in northern New Mexico. I confess I’m older than they are — I can remember when these seemed very modern and stylish to my eyes.
A tabby who was extremely skeptical of me. She took to hiding behind the flowers — but I managed to take some photos of her anyway.
There’s a very skinny cholla cactus in my neighborhood, with the cutest tiny blossoms.
It’s been a great year for hollyhocks.