sonorandesert Photos & Videos

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“Both abundance and lack exist simultaneously in our lives, as parallel realities. It is always our conscious choice which secret garden we will tend... when we choose not to focus on what is missing from our lives but are grateful for the abundance that's present ...the wasteland of illusion falls away and we experience Heaven on earth.” Sarah Ban Breathnach . . . #sonorandesert #acceptance #changeyourthoughts #acceptance #ohayo #shadowwork #lovemorefearless #unconditionallove #light #gratitude

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🌵🐙 prickly pear 🐙🌵

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Weather Nerd Update: Hurricane Lorena is the gift that keeps on giving here in Arizona. We got another light shower just after midnight tonight, .07”, bringing our weekly storm total 1.41” and our monsoon total to 4.97”. That’s still below normal, but because of our wet spring, we’re above our annual average to date at 10.20”. The clouds made for a dramatic sunrise this morning on the Catalina and Rincon Mountains and over the Tucson Valley. It looks like things start to dry out from here, though. Enjoy the cool temperatures and beautiful sunshine. (Check out the video of all the bees pollinating the Canary Island Date Palm flowers! Pretty rad!) #tucson #arizona #sonorandesert #monsoon #monsoonseason #hurricanelorena #rain #rainbow #skywarn #skywarnspotter #skywarnA1908 #acurite #acuriteatlas #weather #weathernerd #weathernerdphoto #weathernerdphotography

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Phoenix has been having a great sky week! Do you like it with or without the land below?

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Just kicking off Friday with a "Mushroom Cloud"! Why not? Right? Yesterday started out just glorious (if you look at my last post) .....and ended a little bit different. Several storm cells in the valley that could be spotted off in the far distance. I spotted this rain storm on my way home and naturally did a u turn to head towards it. Never really saw the beauty in storms before.....but when you see this off in the distance, (such great form, stability and so well orchestrated) it is like WOW! Poor Gilbert was getting a bit wet. If you asked me a year ago.....if I was going to chase storms....the answer would have been "NO"! One foot in front of the other. Quite the journey! Thanks for being on it with me:) . . . #mushroomcloud #rainstorm #raining #mushroom #sonorandesert #arizonadesert #gilbert #clouds #Arizona #AZcentral #abc15 #ig_divineshots #visitaz #instagram_az #Beon12 #national_park_photography #see_arizona #tv3 #Oh_arizona #azfamily #igersphx #naturalarizona #majestic #cbs5az #Awesomearizona #capturearizona #arizona_landscapes #everythingarizona #Sonoranlivingabc15 #arizonaisgorgeous

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Isn't it wonderful that through a photo we can trace back memories from a beautiful sunrise to an evening of stargazing?⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Now back in the studio and through brushstrokes, I can reimagine the highly pigmented red rocks I walked on, the multicolored sunsets I watched, and all the spectacular (and weirdly-shaped) cacti I found in the desert.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ The desert is not dull or boring but an extraordinary place where you find inspiration behind every rock🌄 #arizonaonmymind #guachepainting #nicollecure #thecolorsofsoundart

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Had a relocation call last night. The homeowner wasn’t comfortable with this little guy hanging out in his garage so I moved him down the street to the desert and away from the human traffic. Pictured is a juvenile Pituophis catenifer also known as the Sonoran Gophersnake and often misidentified as its close cousin the bullsnake. The bullsnake is a sub species of the Gopher Snake it just doesn’t range into Arizona but is a fairly popular common name. This snake non-venomous and mainly eats rodents and birds. It can grow to be one of the largest snakes in the area if ample room, food, and time is given! Southern Pinal County, Arizona. http://www.reptilesofaz.org/Snakes-Subpages/h-p-catenifer.html #gophersnake #snakesofinstagram #sonorandesert #herpsofinstagram #hashtagsaredumb

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Weaving wonders into a star lit sky Maroon moon reflects in my eye Standing here staring Standing here still Standing here ready Ready to fill My senses with moments Moments of joy Moments of bliss Why art thou coy? Seeking but a kiss Patiently being Transforming the scene Watching it come alive . . . . . . #earthpix #wonderfulplaces #earthcapture #wildlifeonearth #snakelover #instapoetrycommunity #desertlove #instatravelgram #instatraveler #instawildlife #shotzdelight #naturelifestyle #desertlover #natgeo #adventurepix #snake #naturallife #azdesert #exploretheglobe #sonorandesert #naturepoetry #inspiredbynature_ #aweinspiring #rattlesnake #wildlife_shots #lifecycle #wildlifephotos #wildlife_vision #mothernaturesbeauty

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The Sonoran desert may not be for everyone, but you can’t say it is anything less than dramatic. 🌵 #sonorandesert

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Loving the new logo I made using the creosote art by @sonoranwitchboy ! 💕🌿

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Current situation 😮👏🏻🐈🐈 #cats_of_world on the #payroll ! Better than #pesticides in our home. Kitties on the job never disappoint 😘😃👍😻 We strive to be a #toxicfreehome & use #organic cleaners & essential oils as #insect #deterrent but never though the #cats would pry open a #directv access panel,(looks like an electric light plate). So now we will put #lemongrass in there before taping it shut. 🧐🤔 I swear it seems like Gust & Jabez are Enticing their entertainment to come in the house since we don’t allow them outdoors anymore 🤣😃😜 Sneaky buggers #scorpions #monsoon2019 #essentialoils #insecticide #workingcats #toxicfreeliving #adoptdontshop #sonorandesert #azfamily

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Congratulations 🍾 @estestinc @nora_maria__ The fusion of wool and silk hand knotted rugs created an inviting tactile experience pleasing to the feet. 🍾congratulations for a 3rd place win @asidaznorth 2019 awards gala @organiclooms @scottsdaledesigndistrict These designs are in stock: Peacock Feathers Cool Embers MINK Mohair 🤫and a custom rug original created by @nora_maria__ #dowhatyoulove #interiordesigner #lovewhatyoudo #homestyle #inspo #modernluxury #phoenixhomeandgarden #modernluxury #luxe #hi -rise #scottsdale #sonorandesert #ihaveathingforrugs #handknotted #woolsilk #tactile #texture #rndd #rugmaker #homedecor #asidaznorth #designer #entrepreneur #styleinspo #trendsetter #ruglife 💙

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Sometimes when the sun sets, there are beautiful scenes behind you.☀️ 👉Last chance to enter the contest to win 🎁 a 24x16 metal print. Ends at midnight tonight Sept. 26th.🛎

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All my friends are tall.

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I recently went on vacation to Arizona and fell in love with all of the saguaro cactus! I've been trying to come out of my comfort zone in regards to cloth color and I thought this hoop would be the perfect way to do it 😊 full disclosure, I did stab myself on my cactus...❤️🌵 • • • • #arizona #beautiful #bright #crafty #craftybitch #create #cactus #dmcthreads #embroidery #embroideryart #etsy #etsyshop #etsyseller #feelingcrafty #handmade #instapic #makersgonnamake #needleandthread #originaldesign #pilotfrixion #russianbluecreations #saguaro #sonorandesert

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I’ve lived in Arizona for the last 42 years and driven I-17 between Phoenix and Flagstaff at least a hundred times, yet I’ve never been to Montezuma Castle and Montezuma Well until today. Very cool ruins left by the Sinagua people who departed around 600 years ago. The cliff dwellings are around 1,000 years old and amazingly well preserved. #arizona #optoutside #montezumacastle #montezumacastlenationalmonument #sinagua #naturephotography #landscapephotography #cliffdwellings #antiquity #archeology #archaeology #northernarizona #sonorandesert #desertdwellers #verdevalleyaz #americanhistory #ethnology #prehistory #nikond850

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Meet John, Paul, George and Ringo! We've had these beetles for a few weeks now. One of my students came up with their names when we were unpacking these guys and obviously I had to go with it being such a perfect fit for our four new Asbolus verrucosus, or blue feigning death beetles; aka ironclad beetles. Native to the southwestern US, mostly the Sonoran Desert, these beetles feign death when disturbed. It's quite adorable. They make a great class pet and this is our second terrarium of #invertebrates hailing from the #SonoranDesert. Keeping these types of pets are an amazing enhancement to our Living Systems science unit. These guys are the coolest! Thank you, Peter! @bugsincyberspace 💙 🖤 💙 🖤 💙 🖤 💙 🖤 💙 🖤 #invert #teacher #teachers #classpet #classpets #exoticpets #bugs #bluefeigningdeathbeetle #bugslife #teachersfollowteachers #teacherlife #science #scienceclass #iteachfifth #insects #projectbasedlearning #insectsofinstagram #teachersofinstagram #beetles #scienceteacher #mssticklersclass #teacherstuff #ridgedaleelementary #scienceisfun #scienceiscool #scienceisawesome.

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Thinking of Arizona, as that is where I was this time last year. Found some delightful photos from the trip, including this adorable portrait of @s_mcglamorous with Mariposa, the beautiful daughter of our dear friend @aztmateo. Shauna and I were walking through @hotelcongress when we randomly saw Matt in the @kxcitucson sound booth, hosting his amazing Global Rhythm Radio show. Sending much love to the many wonderful beings that call the Sonoran Desert home. #publicradio #throwbackthursday #arizona #worldmusic #tucson #community #mentors #musiclovers #music #friendshipgoals #supportpublicradio #sonorandesert #fallvibes #soundbooth #behindthescenes #contentcreator #travelphotography #travel #travelingwoman #alaskagirl #designlove #changemaker #intergenerational

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What a TRULY GLORIOUS Morning! When there is a cloud day like this....I am in heaven! So fun to watch them move, capture their beauty and simply wonder what cloud shape it is? (like an ink blot all over the sky😆) The clouds today were AMAZING all over the valley. Thank goodness for a car with all wheel drive and a good tank of gas. Hard to take it all in at once, but at least I was able to capture some of the Sonoran "under the clouds". Tonto National Forest, Arizona . . . #glorious #fluffyclouds #heavenly #heaven #sonorandesert #arizonadesert #tontonationalpark #clouds #Arizona #AZcentral #abc15 #ig_divineshots #visitaz #instagram_az #Beon12 #national_park_photography #see_arizona #tv3 #Oh_arizona #azfamily #igersphx #naturalarizona #majestic #cbs5az #Awesomearizona #capturearizona #arizona_landscapes #everythingarizona #Sonoranlivingabc15 #arizonaisgorgeous

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Explore Slide Rock...No sliding required! . . @missxisabel

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This may look familiar to you. Where have you seen this? Probably on @catsphotoshoot IG account. Julius has got some of the best landscape images locally. Definitely check out his account. I did this shot because: 1. Julius did an amazing job with the light trail and imitation is a high form of flattery. okay, I just copied him. 🥴😜😂 2. That long winding road screams "take a long exposure of me!" 3. I'm out here on a brightly moonlit night, "might as well..." 4. And lastly, I wanted to see the cactus in the moonlight. · · #weownthenight_az #divine_deserts #ig_arizona #igers_tucson #tucson #whyilovewhereilive #conquerarizona #moonlit #weroamarizona #exploreaz #moonlight #desert 🌵 #arizona #desertlandscape #sonorandesert

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