Melissa writes a photo blog that explores the beauty of Arizona, the Western US and the Western Hemisphere.
On a recent visit to the Canyon, I was lucky enough to see a storm develop over the inner gorge.
A Phainopepla is sometimes called a black cardinal--perhaps a cardinal's evil twin.
On a recent trip to Alaska, my family and I were treated to a rare sight of Denali, The Great One, free of its pervasive cloud cover
You know the summer is starting to wind down when you see Rufus hummingbirds at your feeder.
Mammatus clouds, named for their similarity to the female anatomy, are generally a sign of unsettled weather.
One thing the monsoon does for us is bring us clouds; glorious, rain-swollen clouds.
Spring is the time for color, and in Arizona, that color is more often than not yellow.
With the days warming rapidly (too rapidly!), we see more and more creatures out and about, taking advantage of the spring bounty
May is the time for cactus, normally so bland, so ordinary, to explode into magnificence.
Slot canyons are a distinctly Southwestern phenomena (although they do occur in other places around the world).