06 August 2011

Old & new ~ startling contrast

Here's an interesting contrast of the mighty saguaro. On the left is a live, healthy specimen in Saguaro National Park. Just a few feet away is a leaning, dessicated "skeleton" of a dead saguaro. The ribs from these dried up plants are used for furniture, among other things.

4 comments:

  1. Good use of the dead saguaro.

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  2. Hope you are OK, since no August 7th photo?

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  3. Thank you for checking on me, Elizabeth! My internet connection was down from Friday night to Sunday night so I couldn't post. The COX repair man came on Sunday night and is coming back on Monday to replace the old, old cable connection. Whew~

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