Wild Iris & Lily~ —

We all need images of peaceful natural beauty these violent and cruel days. Native California White Iris grow along The Rhododendron Trail in Redwood National Park in Northern California. Douglas Iris bloom in profusion here as well. The trail is named for the wild rhododendron that are everywhere along the trail. Asiatic Lilies thrive in […]

Wild Iris & Lily~ —

Tufas~ —

These strange formations called tufas, are in Mono Lake at the eastern edge, of The Sierrra Nevada Mountain Range in California. They are made of calcium carbonate and formed by the interaction of fresh water with the alkaline lake. Mono Lake is 2-3 times more salty than the ocean. It is one of the oldest […]

Tufas~ —