October 2004 Archives

Arizona - Somewhat Dramatic Tree

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Look, I actually took a shot in portrait orientation! (more things atop the Grand Canyon)

Arizona - Etched Glass Window

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This is a picture of the window next to the fire escape in a hotel we stayed at in Arizona. I think it looks neat.

Arizona - Strange Flowers



Here are some strange little flowers atop the Grand Canyon. They have little whip-like antennae things. All my attempts to photograph the actual Grand Canyon were pointless, so I stuck to this kind of thing.

Arizona - Cicada Shell

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So this is definitely a cicada shell. I hadn't seen one of these since I was like six years old.

Arizona - Ugly Insect

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Here's a little fellow we ran across while walking around in Arizona. He was about 2.5 inches long. He didn't seem to be moving or doing much, so may have had some problems. I think he might be a cicada.

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