Downtown Phoenix is in the ﬂight path for Sky Harbor Airport. There was lots of construction in 2007. This is just one of the many cranes working to build new stuff downtown.
South of Picacho Peak is the Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch. I stopped for a few minutes on my way home from Tucson and this guy came over to check up on me.
Umbrella grass blooms with odd little ﬂowers.
A single Euryops ﬂower remains on the shrub.
Red rose with a dark bokeh background.
Single Coreopsis ﬂower.
Another beautiful ﬂower from the garden at Shephard of the Valley Church.
From my second favorite secret garden, located at Shepherd of the Hills United Church of Christ. A beautifully landscaped courtyard is cut off from the world by hedges and trees. So peaceful.
This Gulf Fritillary has lived a long life.
The desert willow is a wonderful tree: drought tolerant and beautiful ﬂowers.
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