Wordless Wednesday #26 | Gulf fritillary on lantana flowers

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If you enjoy this photograph, you can purchase a print of it through our Zazzle store, where you can order prints of our other photographs as well. A card version and postcard version of the this photograph are also available. … Read More

Wordless Wednesday #25 | Vermilion Flycatcher

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Vermilion Flycatcher are members of the tyrant flycatcher family which is the largest family of birds with over 400 species. Vermilion Flycatchers are unique to the family because most are a drab brown color and these guys are bring red/pink. … Read More

Wordless Wednesday #24 | Giant Swallowtail on a Desert Bird of Paradise

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We love butterflies. Lucky for us, there are 250 species of butterfly in the Sonoran Desert. Giant Swallowtails are an interesting species because of their unique flight pattern; they appear to be hopping through the air. We caught this one … Read More

Wordless Wednesday #23 | Female House Sparrow in a Saguaro

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This week’s Wordless Wednesday photograph is of a Female House Sparrow nesting in a Saguaro. House Sparrows are usually very flighty and don’t stay still long enough for us to take great pictures of so this was a pleasant surprise. … Read More

Wordless Wednesday #22 | Juvenile Roadrunner

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Today’s Wordless Wednesday photograph is a juvenile Greater Roadrunner. We normally only see large, adult roadrunners in our area, so this was a first for us. Roadrunners are members of the cuckoo family and can be seen as far west … Read More

Wordless Wednesday #20 | Flowers of Madera Canyon

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Last week, we shared photos from our trip to Madera Canyon. We had a few more that didn’t make that post. Wordless Wednesday seemed like the perfect day to share them with you! We were able to identify these flowers from … Read More

Woof Trekking Dispatch #12: Madera Canyon, Santa Rita Mountains, September 2016

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A couple weeks ago, we decided to go on a spontaneous Woof Trek. We hadn’t gone Woof Trekking for several months and everyone was ready to hit the road. We hopped in the car and traveled across the valley to Madera Canyon. Madera Canyon … Read More

Review: The True Meaning of Smekday

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A couple of years ago, we attended the Tucson Festival of Books and we attended a panel where Adam Rex was a speaker. The panel was called “i-Illustrate: Art, Technology and Picture Books” in which panelists discussed utilizing Photoshop and other … Read More

Wordless Wednesday #14 | Gila Woodpecker and Cactus

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A Gila Woodpecker takes a break from his cactus fruit snack to see who is taking his photo.

Woof Trekking in Willcox: Apple Picking and Cowboy Crooning

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The official start to fall isn’t until next month, but with local schools back in session, it’s easy to get lost in a bit of autumnal enthusiasm. In this spirit, we share today’s post. Apple Annie’s is our favorite Pick-Your-Own Produce … Read More

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