Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Road Shot

Another shot from the side of the road in Southern Utah. The colors changed constantly with the play of sunshine and shadow.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Hoo Doos

The scale of this park, the sheer amount of these geological statuary is staggering. We also saw one of the most bizarre animal behaviors ever while there. Cliff swallows, who were engaged in a most delightful display of flight held on to each others legs (at least I guess that is what they were doing) and started spinning. The first two were joined by a third and just as another joined on they broke apart before hitting the earth. If I hadn't seen it, I would not have believed it.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Roadside Shot

This was taken from the side of the road (I am the queen of the shoulder shot), technically not the million dollar highway, but just west of there near Bryce.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Million Dollar View

This is another view from the million dollar highway in southern Utah. I think it is undervalued...

Friday, October 22, 2010

Head of the Charles

In honor of the Head of the Charles this weekend, this is a shot taken last June when my daughter was at the Charles River Rowing Camp. It had been cloudy most of the day, but the clouds began breaking up and I was able to take some shots with nice light. My daughter is back on the Charles, this time racing for her junior team. Go OKC Riversport!!!

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Million Dollar Highway

A view from the million dollar highway in southern Utah. You drive along this highway and you think, okay, well it's nice, but the vistas are just as good along any other stretch...and then you see it. The road takes a hairpin curve and you look out onto a scene which somehow combines Zion and Bryce and even the Grand Canyon. The winding road continues for another 20 miles or so with small towns dotting the way. It is off the beaten path, but well worth the effort.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

The Canyon

Looking at my Grand Canyon photos, it is hard to decide which ones to include. Each vista is unique and each beautiful. I do think that there is more variation to the terrain on the North Rim. It is by far my favorite, and not just because it is less crowded. There is definitely more vegetation on the Northern side.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Grandest of Canyons

I have not been adding to my blog and I miss it, so I am going to begin again and try to get caught up. It is the case that I can probably put on a photo a day for the rest of my life and still not have all my photos up,  ...but I'll give it a try.