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Norm Halm  Nature. The Numinous. Gratitude. Queer. Etc. Original Photos. From Ohio to San Francisco, now Las Vegas. Soon Rhode Island. #MakeAmericaEqualForOnce

Mud Hills Up Close
Mud Hills & Mountains Far Off
Mojave Desert

Relentless Desert Sun 1/2
Cholla In Bloom

Relentless Desert Sun 2/2
Cholla Skeleton

Dusk on some valley backroad through the #MojaveDesert. #JoshuaTree, #Creosote and #MojaveYucca surrounded by #Blackbrush.

The Desert Begins with #Creosote "Most species have well-defined areas of growth, the best index the voiceless land can give the traveler of his whereabouts. If you have any doubt about it, know that the desert begins with the creosote. This immortal shrub spreads down into Death Valley and up to the lower timberline, odorous and medicinal as you might guess from the name, wandlike, with shining fretted foliage." -From The Land of Little Rain by #MaryHunterAustin, 1903

I love Mary Hunter Austin's book, #TheLandofLittleRain. It reads like a love letter to the desert. Maybe that's just me because I'M in love with this Mojave Desert and it rolls along, playing like a movie in my mind as I read.

I'm in the process of making a love letter to the Mojave myself, a book of my own desert photographs. Realistically, it probably won't be released until 2019.

Bodhi, 8 months old today. The best little dog 🖤

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"Banyan Tree, Vizcaya, Miami” © Norm Halm @luvcosimo from Capturing the Light, Laura Moya, juror. To view more selects from Laura Moya, follow the link to the "Capturing the Light" webpage: http://bit.ly/2Be2Zvz

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