High Desert Skies!

Desert willow in winter, and moon…

One of the greatest joys and unexpected pleasures of high desert living has been the stunning beauty offered by desert skies, which are awe inspiring and breathtaking! I wanted to share with you this morning some of the imagery I have captured, largely from the back patio of my home. What a treasure to have easy daily access to this imagery! Enjoy!

How do clouds make a square?

Clouds by Mary Oliver

All afternoon, sir,
your ambassadors have been turning
into lakes and rivers.
At first they were just clouds, like any other.
Then they swelled and swirled; then they hung very still’
then they broke open. This is, I suppose,
just one of the common miracles,
a transformation, not a vision,
not an answer, not a proof, but I put it
there, close against my heart, where the need is, and it serves
the purpose. I go on, soaked through, my hair
slicked back;
like corn, or wheat, shining and useful.

Dearest Readers, I do hope you have enjoyed this collection of high desert sky pics which has been my great joy to see and capture and to now share with you.

Love and garden blessings,
Kathryn xoxo

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4 Responses to “High Desert Skies!”

  1. Beautiful! There truly is something so special about a desert sky! Lovely captures, and share!

  2. So happy to have shared so many of these with you in person, Antonia! xooxo

  3. Kathryn,
    The word TRANSFORMATION in Oliver’s piece rings true for all of your photos. Isn’t it amazing and a blessing how the sky transitions from one scene to the next? All so beautiful.
    Glad to hear from our High Mountain Writer and read her blog!

  4. Lovely to see you here, Carol! I’m glad you enjoyed the posts! xoxo

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