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Calochortus Fimbriatus, Rare Wildflower

Calochortus fimbriatus, the late-flowered Mariposa lily, is in bloom at the moment in the Santa Ynez Mountains. A patch of the flowers thrives in the droughty dryness and summertime heat on a south facing rocky hillside at this particular location. 92 more words


Rowena Photography

A common question is how to find interesting things to photograph.

A stormy outing to the Rowena Plateau provides a good example.

Blacktail deer are often seen near the oak trees and colorful wildflowers too. 50 more words

Nature Photography

Colonialism and the University in the Okanagan

The Canadian stretch of the Okanagan-Okanogan is not just the northern tip of a vast intermountain grassland created by the pressure effects of wet air being desiccated on its rise over the Coast Mountains and the Cascade Range to the west, or an endangered environment with aboriginal land abuses stretching back into the 1890s, or even the heart and soul of its children, like me, or like this mariposa lily above Okanagan Lake in Vernon… 970 more words

Nature Photography


Flat: the energy that draws motions into a flat plane; to spread out. This energy counters stick (or stalk) energy, which rises to a point, by forming a thin, flat plane, or a petal. 80 more words


Dressing Up for Work

First the workplace, nothing but the best …

Mariposa Lily

… and then the worker.

Just because a flower is a worksite, doesn’t mean you have to dress down. 39 more words

Nature Photography

Mariposa Lily

I had planned on posting quite a few photos of Montana wildflowers but my internet connection isn’t working well. But I managed to upload 2 photos. 120 more words