This wide view of Arches National Monument was taken at the Garden of Eden, named by incoming Mormons.
This is the day of peak color and the rain and snow have only brought out the colors.
On the Road to Telluride Colorado beavers havs built a pond and are ready fopr the coming winter.
The orange red tips are a transient effect that can go with a good wind or rain. These are shelterd from some of that North of Durango Colorado in the Four Courners region of the South West US.
800 years ago this might have been a very nice place to live. Now it is just on the outside of town. It is easy for many of us to respect these sites and wonder about those who lived here.
Colors are just getting to the tips of the vines. THe grapes seem almost sweet enough to harvest now, but these will be used for desert wines, and these hot days will bring out more sugar.
These vineyards produced wine for the Catholic Church during prohibition.
Many people are playing, eating, making music, or napping on this warm afternoon on the East shore of Lake Del Valle.
Californians seem to stay in the shade or the water. Sun bathing under solar flares must be uncomfortable or nonsensical. The direct sun has seemed unusually harsh recently
The sun was hot and actively flaring when this was shot. People were in the shade or the water.
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