Author Archives: Merilee

Red Dogs

Custer State Park Custer, SD May 25, 2017 We have been enjoying observing the bison herd with new calves, called red dogs.  They are just full of energy and then they suddenly just drop for a short nap.  Over the … Continue reading

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Rainy day in Canyonlands

May 12, 2017 Canyonlands National Park San Juan County, Utah Driving into Canyonlands National Park, I was distracted by the “open range” sign and there was cattle all over the road.  An RV hit a cow right in front of … Continue reading

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Sunrise in Arches

Moab, Utah May 6, 2017 The light and colors are so beautiful in Arches National Park at sunrise.  I enjoyed a solitary photo shoot today.  The colors where fleeting but at the Courthouse Wash there is a 360 degree view … Continue reading

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Saturday on the water

Saguaro Lake Tonto National Forest, Arizona March 25, 2017 We spent a lovely morning touring Saguaro Lake on the scenic Desert Belle.  It was a perfect spring day to enjoy the water and the spring desert colors. A view of … Continue reading

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Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Superior, Arizona February 22, 2017 The Boyce Thompson Arboretum is one of my favorite photo hikes as spring arrives in the Senoran Desert.  It has over a 100 acres of gardens featuring plants from desert ecosystems around the world. Come … Continue reading

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Arches National Park

Moab, Utah September 27, 2016 Arches National Park is one of the most popular national parks.  It has a rugged desert beauty.  One can discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms and textures unlike any other in the world. The … Continue reading

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