Ice on cactus .. who would have thought?!

Pecos River Valley, New Mexico, USA

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snow, winter, cactus, ice, icicle, yucca

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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  • David  Hibberd
    David Hibberdover 4 years ago

    Great find and capture Arla. Spikey!

  • Thanks, Davo … it’s one of my all-time fav’s, just for juxtaposition’s sake. ;)

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Enivea
    Eniveaover 4 years ago

    WOW I love the contradiction!! Great title Arla:-))

  • Thanks, Enivea!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • barnsis
    barnsisover 4 years ago

    Wow amazing, some how cactus and icy snow just don’t go together in my mind.

  • No, they don’t in mine, either …. but I saw things like this fairly often, in northern New Mexico.

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Lynn Bawden
    Lynn Bawdenover 4 years ago

    Beautifully captured, Arla. Where was this?…Lynn

  • Thank you, Lynn. Shot in northern New Mexico, a few years ago.
    I keep coming across these old “treasures” while searching for a certain image.


    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Bezay
    Bezayover 4 years ago

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