THE IRON COWBOY – GARRY ARMSTRONG

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While Marilyn was deep into her favorite sport — shopping — I discovered the iron cowboy. There he was, sitting on the fence.

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Watering his horse. Wizened from the sun, dusty from the desert. Stolid against the perils of the trail, impervious to thirst and heat.

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The rain was closing in and sunset was near. Time to hit the long and dusty trail.

CACTUS AND OTHER ODDITIES

CEE’S ODDBALL PHOTO CHALLENGE

 

If you are from New England, much of the southwest seems odd. Especially the cacti. There are so many varieties, from apparently — but not necessarily — harmless, to rather ominously spiked saguaro.

Those fuzzy looking pieces are actually not harmless at all.
Like a visitor from a strange planet …
Never found out who built all the nests in the tree ...
Never found out who built all the nests in the tree
Pink cactus?
Pink cactus?
And yellow, too!
And yellow, too!