Thursday, October 2, 2014

Photo: Storm-Blown Bougainvillea Flower Petal

This is an odd shot in the aftermath of last Saturday's severe wind and rain storm.  The storm did a lot of damage, tearing off tree limbs and uprooting trees in Phoenix/Scottsdale.

The storm also blew a cluster of bougainvillea flower petals up onto a glass window where the horizontal driving rain plastered the flowers onto the glass.  This is just an iPhone photo of this unusual, delicate remnant of the storm.

That is Mummy Mountain in Paradise Valley in the background.

This we have posted photos of some of the mountain temples of Bhutan on our Viva la Voyage travel photo site.


Sharon said...

When I got home from Chicago late Monday night, I found that water had actually blown under my front door. In all the years I've live here, that has never happened before. That must have been quite a bad storm.

glenda said...

Very delicate image, seems to be dancing.

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