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Guide

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A swallowtail butterfly is depicted in this detail from a mosaic in Springville, California.
 


Yellow butterfly,
the journey’s fraught with danger—
will you be my guide?


 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Agave

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Shadows nestle in an agave plant in California’s Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
 

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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Midday

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Only a few shadows are visible at midday in California’s Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
 

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Blue Monday & Ruby Tuesday Too: Art

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“Odyssey, 1973” is an art installation in Balboa Park, San Diego, California.
 

One photo, two memes.
 

 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Adobe Abode

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An adobe house sits in the shadows of an oak at Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Preserve, Riverside County, California.
 
  
Photo watermarked by Photobucket, because I refused to pay for image hosting, which used to be free!

 
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Briefly

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Colorful autumn leaves in California’s Inyo National Forest will soon be dashed to the ground by snow.
 


clear blue autumn sky—
great joy, albeit briefly,
before the first snow

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Where and Why

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The Pacific Ocean reaches shore yards away from the U.S.-Mexico Border at Border Field State Park, California.
 


Where are the children?
Why does the sea seem to weep
as autumn draws near?

 
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Shade

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Framed by a tree at St. Thomas Indian Mission Church, Winterhaven, California, a view unfolds of the irrigated farmland in Yuma County, Arizona.
 


In a spot of shade
I pause for sips of water—
summer’s long journey.

 
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Blue Monday & Ruby Tuesday Too: Deserted Church

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St. Thomas Indian Mission Church, Winterhaven, California, remains closed during the pandemic. One photo, two memes.
 
  


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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Shady Spot

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From a shady spot at St. Thomas Indian Mission Church, Winterhaven, California, you can get a good view of the irrigated farmland of Yuma County, Arizona.
 
 
 
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