Thursday, May 31, 2007

On the South Rim Trail

Along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon are these beautiful wind swept trees. Their bent shapes give away the number of years they have yielded to the constant pressure. This sketch doesn't do them justice.

Thursday, May 24, 2007

On the way to the Grand Canyon

We were rolling up some back road from Phoenix to the Grand Canyon in our thirty foot RV. Being from the East coast, the landscape was alien, but beautiful. We must have driven 200 miles with this large looming rock to our left. There was nothing but open space and fence between us and the mountains. I looked out at the vastness of it all and wondered who came out here and put up a fence? It seemed kind of silly. But I guess not if you're a rancher.