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Familiar scenes from the rural west


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Great Basin Life exists … between … high desert expanses and majestic mountain wilderness.

Daily, I watch the winds of change sweeping away what remains of our western culture and heritage, and the land that has produced them.

My mission is to preserve as much as I can, of that which will soon vanish, through my photography.

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  • TEEJAY1309
    TEEJAY1309about 5 years ago

    Arla this is beautiful and I wish you much luck in sales!

  • Thanks so much, T!
    (I hope you looked AFTER I re-edited. :D)

    BTW: Nice avatar — doesn’t look a thing like your previous one. :D)))

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...about 5 years ago

    beautiful callender,dawnx

  • Thank you very much, Dawn! :)

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • TEEJAY1309
    TEEJAY1309about 5 years ago

    It’s still gorgeous!

  • Heh! Thanx!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Oncemore
    Oncemoreabout 5 years ago

    GREAT Calendar:)

  • Thanks a lot, Vanessa!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Lynn Bawden
    Lynn Bawdenabout 5 years ago

    A typical Nevada scene. In rememberance of those brave Nevadans of the past…Lynn

  • Thirteen scenes. :p))) Thanks, Lynn!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Enivea
    Eniveaabout 5 years ago

    great collection:-))

  • Thanks, Enivea!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • RodeoImagesAus
    RodeoImagesAusabout 5 years ago

    Wonderful series of images Arla.. Gives the viewer a sense of the vastness of Nevada.

  • Thanks, Rosemaree!

    These were all taken in or near Cherry Creek. Everyone local will recognize the “landmarks”.

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Appel
    Appelabout 5 years ago

    An AWESOME calendar!!!!

  • Thanks, Ann — I thought you might like this one. :D

    – Arla M. Ruggles

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