Cellpic Sunday – 14 March 2021

Buckeye, Arizona.

On a cool January day, we enjoyed the usual Arizona sunshine, but for the last couple of days, intermittent rain showers rolled through the Phoenix metro. On the road back from a trip to Skyline Park, I noticed Estrella Mountain in the distance. With the normal level of air quality in the metro, there is usually a haze obscuring a clear view of the mountain from here. The rains, however, have washed the air, and the namesake of the Estrella Mountains was unusually clear in the distance. Continue reading

Cellpic Sunday – 26 February 2017


Goodyear, Arizona.

This week we hiked in Estrella Park, a normally dry and brown landscape, but this spring, it is verdant and full of spring life. Wildflowers are beginning to make their appearance. In addition to the green ground cover, several areas of the park are springing to life with a collection of spring blossoms. Click on the image to enlarge it to view the small flowers more easily. Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge – Zigzag

Goodyear, Arizona

This week we are challenged to find the longer way between two points. From the challenge post: “The quickest way between two points might be a straight line, but it’s rarely the most interesting one. Continue reading