Friday, September 22, 2017

The Lamps Of The Lord Being Lit By The Morning Sun

The New Mexico state flower, the yucca

According to this site, "Under the desert’s bright moonlight, visitors can see why New Mexico’s state flower is sometimes called “lamparas de dios” or “lamps of the Lord.” Their bright, upwardly reaching flowers seem to point heavenward and illuminate the nighttime desert."

The one is this picture has dried out, but is still a remarkable sight in the glow of the morning sunrise.




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2016: 
Peek-A-Boo

2015: You Don't Have To Wait For Christmas To Unwrap One Of These
2014: Where The Rivers Meet
2013: Into The Pacific Northwest
2012: Apr├Ęs-ski Is The Place For Me
2011: Rain Or Shine
2010: In My Dictionary, Team Is Always Spelled Without An I
2009: The Italian Energy Drink*
2008: Shroom
2007: Looks Fairly Serene To Me
2006: Taste, Smell, And Hear The Memories
2005: Eddie’s New Ride

3 comments:

Yammy said...

Afternoon light, yes?

The Daily Rant said...

YAMMY: This photo was taken just as the sun was rising. That "golden hour", you know? :)

Anonymous said...

Hi Selena! Such a great photo...in New Mexico!

-NA Friend