Mountains dominate portions of the Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona.
August sunrise in Yuma County, Arizona.
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California.
Mist on the mountain—
a blackbird seeking its nest
starts to go astray.
Haiku and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
Viewing the aftermath of a rainstorm from the deck of an Airbnb accommodation in La Grande, Oregon
My 9-year-old grandson came home from school and said to his mother:
“I got this airplane from the treasure box today. It’s the first time all year that I had enough tickets to get anything. I spent some on lunch with a friend. It’s the first time I got to do that too. So I spent all I had left on this neat airplane that did loops.
“Then at dismissal, a 5th grader grabbed it from me and pretended like he was going to fly it, but he scraped it against the wall and bent the wings, so it doesn’t work anymore. He was a Purple Folder kid, so I know he has anger issues.
“Maybe I can earn some more tickets….”
Rugged mountains near Ajo, Arizona
Evening descends on the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
Inyo National Forest near Bishop, California