April

 Light Snow Dusting -- Old Grass - Dawn

Light Snow Dusting — Old Grass – Dawn

 

Light Snow Dusting - Old Grass - Dawn - Wide

Light Snow Dusting – Old Grass – Dawn – Wide

 

Light Snow Dusting - Wide - Dawn

Light Snow Dusting – Wide – Dawn

 

Light Snow Dusting - Wide - Dawn - 2

Light Snow Dusting – Wide – Dawn – 2

 

Light Snow Dusting - Wide - Dawn - 3

Light Snow Dusting – Wide – Dawn – 3

 

Light Snow Dusting - Wide - Dawn - 4

Light Snow Dusting – Wide – Dawn – 4

 

Sumac Head with Ice

Sumac Head with Ice

 

Dawn Creeps into the Draw - Light Snow Dusting 2

Dawn Creeps into the Draw – Light Snow Dusting 2

 

Light Snow Dusting - Grass - CU - 2

Light Snow Dusting – Grass – CU – 2

 

Light Snow Dusting - Grass - CU

Light Snow Dusting – Grass – CU

 

Early Morning Light Spills into the Draw Light Snow Dusting - Grass CU

Early Morning Light Spills into the Draw Light Snow Dusting – Grass CU

 

Ice on Dead Grass and Twigs - 3

Ice on Dead Grass and Twigs – 3

 

Ice on Dead Grass and Twigs - 2

Ice on Dead Grass and Twigs – 2

 

Ice on Dead Grass and Twigs

Ice on Dead Grass and Twigs

 

Cottonwood Grove - 3 Up, 2 Down - Light Snow

Cottonwood Grove – 3 Up, 2 Down – Light Snow

 

Cottonwood Grove - Boles - Light Snow

Cottonwood Grove – Boles – Light Snow

 

Winter Bowed Seed Heads

Winter Bowed Seed Heads

 

Sumac Buds at Dawn

Sumac Buds at Dawn

 

Last Year's Grass Down

Last Year’s Grass Down

 

Last Year's Burdock

Last Year’s Burdock

 

First Green!

First Green!

 

Kill Site with New Green

Kill Site with New Green

 

Busted Jug Part

Busted Jug Part

 

Raspberry Green-up

Raspberry Green-up

 

Raspberry Green-up CU

Raspberry Green-up CU

 

Coyote Turd

Coyote Turd

 

Old Cow Bone in the West Draw

Old Cow Bone in the West Draw

 

Old Cow Bones Washing Out in the West Draw

Old Cow Bones Washing Out in the West Draw

 

Looking Up at a Bramble

Looking Up at a Bramble

 

Decay and New Growth - Wide from Above

Decay and New Growth – Wide from Above

 

7 Up Bottle

7 Up Bottle

 

Bunch of Red Rocks Down in the Draw

Bunch of Red Rocks Down in the Draw

 

Dried Cluster of Little Flower Husks

Dried Cluster of Little Flower Husks

 

New Shoots in the Draw

New Shoots in the Draw

 

Dead Tree with Shed Bark under April Sky

Dead Tree with Shed Bark under April Sky

 

Plum Buds on the Bush at Dawn

Plum Buds on the Bush at Dawn

 

Plum Buds Face the Dawn

Plum Buds Face the Dawn

 

Icy Wet Spot Down in the Draw

Icy Wet Spot Down in the Draw

 

Seep Flowing a Bit Now

Seep Flowing a Bit Now

 

Seep Flowing a Bit Now - CU

Seep Flowing a Bit Now – CU

 

Spring Flowing a Bit Now - OS - Trunk

Spring Flowing a Bit Now – OS – Trunk

 

Deer Park - Early Light

Deer Park – Early Light

 

Plum Bush Buds Yearn to Open

Plum Bush Buds Yearn to Open

 

Grayed Out Light in the Big Draw

Grayed Out Light in the Big Draw

 

Tuft of First Growth Grass

Tuft of First Growth Grass

 

Old Cedar Grove - Foreground Shadows

Old Cedar Grove – Foreground Shadows

 

Grandmother Cottonwood Waits for Spring

Grandmother Cottonwood Waits for Spring

 

Red Rock Pile in the Big Draw

Red Rock Pile in the Big Draw

 

On the Cusp of Spring - Big Draw

On the Cusp of Spring – Big Draw

 

Past the Cottonwood to the Marsh in the Big Draw

Past the Cottonwood to the Marsh in the Big Draw

 

In the Big Draw - Brown Bottle - Fgnd

In the Big Draw – Brown Bottle – Fgnd

 

South Facing Shoulder Greens Up

South Facing Shoulder Greens Up

 

Cut Up Cottonwood Just Over the Fence Line

Cut Up Cottonwood Just Over the Fence Line

 

Barb Wire Roll in the Draw

Barb Wire Roll in the Draw

 

Plum Bush Buds in the Rain - 1

Plum Bush Buds in the Rain – 1

 

Plum Bush Buds in the Rain - 3

Plum Bush Buds in the Rain – 3

 

Plum Bush Bud in the Rain - 2

Plum Bush Bud in the Rain – 2

 

Plum Bush Buds in the Rain - Erotic

Plum Bush Buds in the Rain – Erotic

 

Plum Bush Bud Spear in the Rain

Plum Bush Bud Spear in the Rain

 

Wilted Sumac Turned Back on Itself

Wilted Sumac Turned Back on Itself

 

New Water at the Head of the 2nd Draw

New Water at the Head of the 2nd Draw

 

New Runoff in the 2nd Draw

New Runoff in the 2nd Draw

 

Decaying Down Tree with Moss

Decaying Down Tree with Moss

 

First Blaze of Green in the 2nd Draw

First Blaze of Green in the 2nd Draw

 

Across the 2nd Draw from Above

Across the 2nd Draw from Above

 

Bird Kill Site with Bloody Parts

Bird Kill Site with Bloody Parts

 

Shoot with New Burgundy Leaves

Shoot with New Burgundy Leaves

 

Down Hollow Limb with Worn Hole

Down Hollow Limb with Worn Hole

 

New Wild Strawberries...

New Wild Strawberries… 

 

Decaying Cottonwood Trunk and Limb - 2

Decaying Cottonwood Trunk and Limb – 2

 

Rainwater in a Cottonwood Root Cup

Rainwater in a Cottonwood Root Cup

 

Edge  of the East Draw - Late Afternoon Light

Edge of the East Draw – Late Afternoon Light

 

Looking South to the Checkered Storage Tank -- Late Afternoon Light

Looking South to the Checkered Storage Tank — Late Afternoon Light

 

Plum Buds Yearning to Open -- Against the Sky

Plum Buds Yearning to Open — Against the Sky

 

At the Edge of a Plum Thicket

At the Edge of a Plum Thicket

 

Plum Buds Against the Sky

Plum Buds Against the Sky

 

Wet Spot with April Clouds

Wet Spot with April Clouds

 

Still Waiting for Spring

Still Waiting for Spring

 

Speedlight Plum Buds

Speedlight Plum Buds

 

Big Limb Down in Little Branch of the West Draw

Big Limb Down in Little Branch of the West Draw

 

Turkey Dust Bath Bowl

Turkey Dust Bath Bowl

 

Owl Pellets and Plume

Owl Pellets and Plume

 

Wild Rose Hips Cluster

Wild Rose Hips Cluster

 

Broken Cottonwood Under April Sky

Broken Cottonwood Under April Sky

 

Turds Deposited on a Down Cottonwood

Turds Deposited on a Down Cottonwood

 

Deceptive April Sky

Deceptive April Sky

 

Dawn Through Prairie Grass

Dawn Through Prairie Grass

 

Wild Plum Finally Blooms

Wild Plum Finally Blooms

 

Big Dawn Clouds

Big Dawn Clouds

 

First Green in the East Draw

First Green in the East Draw

 

Cottonwood Rotten at the Base

Cottonwood Rotten at the Base

 

Up at Cottonwoods Just Budding Out

Up at Cottonwoods Just Budding Out

 

Cottonwood Flowers

Cottonwood Flowers

 

Thorny Locust Trunk - Spring

Thorny Locust Trunk – Spring

 

Deer Skull and Hoof with New Grass

Deer Skull and Hoof with New Grass

 

Big Cottonwood Shadow - Spring

Big Cottonwood Shadow – Spring

 

Up the Draw to Grandmother

Up the Draw to Grandmother

 

Cottonwood Roots Down the Big Draw

Cottonwood Roots Down the Big Draw

 

Grandmother Cottonwood Flanked - WS

Grandmother Cottonwood Flanked – WS

 

At the Edge of the 2nd Draw - Above - Spring Breaks

At the Edge of the 2nd Draw – Above – Spring Breaks