Desert Bloom

I took some vacation time a few weeks ago to visit New Mexico. Much fodder for future blog posts.

I found this cactus flower in a garden at the White Sands National Monument visitor center. White Sands, by the way, is one huge pile of gypsum sand that is migrating across the plain between two mountain ranges at a pretty good clip. Worth checking out if you are in the area. Watch out for those missiles though.

[white sands flower]

This lone tree in the park caught my eye as well:

[white sands tree]


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