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Desert Photo Retreat Update September, 2018

10 days ago   |   By Niebrugge Images

I did a very short trip to Arizona at the end of September in which I have posted many images from the ranch I stayed at, but how about the Desert Photo Retreat? The good news, the game cams showed lots of gray fox, and javelina. Plus, bobcat, coyote and skunk. The unexpected surprise, lots of deer including a decent buck. Although I have seen deer in the canyon, they have only been to our property on occasion, and never a buck. They are very skittish.
That said, there wasn't any huge surprises like a mountain lion, which will show one day - even mountain lion researchers have told me...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

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Camp Truck, 1948

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