Comfort & Joy by Arla M. Ruggles

Elko, Nevada USA
Two year old Alexandra (“Lexi”) showing Papa Cliff her stick horse. (It has a sound-maker in the ear.)

People Celebrating December Holidays Challenge on The Human Condition

How Women See Men Challenge on Male Appreciation
Inspired By Christmas Challenge on Inspired By Life
Wild West Or Cowboy Christmas Challenge on The Wild West Show
Christmas Means Family Challenge on From The Heart
Christmastime Challenge on Candid Photography

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  3. From The Heart
  4. Affection
  5. Candid Photographs Of Friends & Family
  6. Story Through Image

Canon 350D EOS
Canon 75-300 mm

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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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  • barnsis
    barnsisover 4 years ago

    Excellent, very well done

  • Thank you!!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Corri Gryting Gutzman
    Corri Gryting ...over 4 years ago

    Adorable!!! Love it!

  • Thanks, Corri! :)

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Michael Haslam
    Michael Haslamover 4 years ago

    Very Rockwellian. Beautiful.

  • Thank you, Michael. Greatly appreciated!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Paulette1021
    Paulette1021over 4 years ago

    Precious !!

  • Thank you, Paulette!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • C. Michael Cox
    C. Michael Coxover 4 years ago

    Please submit to our weekly features challenge.

  • Thanks very much, Michael … and done! :)

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Barbara  Brown
    Barbara Brownover 4 years ago

    A beautifully sweet treasure!

  • Thanks so much, Barbara!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • jatro
    jatroover 4 years ago

    excellent work! :-)

  • Thank you, Jatro!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Susan Bergstrom
    Susan Bergstromover 4 years ago

    Timless capture Miss Arla!

  • Thanks, Susan! :)

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • NinaF
    NinaFover 4 years ago

    Fantastic image ..made me smile

  • Always glad to hear that … thanks very much, Nina!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Enivea
    Eniveaover 4 years ago

    Very sweet!

  • Thank you, E! :)

    – Arla M. Ruggles

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