Highly toxic Hairy Climbing Milkweed in the Mojave Preserve Giant Sand Milkweed Sheephole Pass Witches Hair Bladder Pod in the Mojave Preserve Thurber's Sandpaper Plant Mojave Preserve Roy's Amboy Hummingbird on a Desert Willow Mojave Preserve Daisy Desert Star Ratany wOnder valley Brittle Spineflower Catclaw Acacia Mojave Preserve Amboy Chloride Desert Lily wOnder Valley Zebra … Continue reading Wildflowers in the Mojave Desert
On my walks thru farmland in the hills, as you leave town towards Gaviota, the wildflowers have been showing their beauty. I have discovered so many new flowers I never knew before. Here are some of them. May this brighten your days.
From the writer Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat Love Pray just lick the link http://www.instagram.com/tv/B9wea2ghXC7/ And a new painting on a photograph I did the other day on my ipad Dancing Man
Spotted on the central coast of California, the Northern Harrier is a striking hawk. Also called the gray ghost, they can be seen sitting on low lying fence posts, just like I witnessed. Turkey Vultures are flying around too and snakes and rabbits about. The rabbit you see here, I thought for dead when I … Continue reading Gray Ghost, also known as the Northern Harrier
We were lucky to catch the aftermath of the Christmas storm that came through the desert leaving a hush and stillness in the park, a brightness and beauty everywhere. Enjoy! All images ©️perry hoffman and available as prints, cards and...
This coming Saturday December 14 from 1 to 5 at 1777 Calle Poniente Santa Barbara
It was the best year for us at Art Tours. Record sales and turn out. Collaborations with my husband Doug Smith received so well. His first time participating in Art Tours. Many thanks to our patrons and all the new faces. currently getting ready for a little Holiday art sale in santa barbara and also … Continue reading THANK YOU to everyone who made it out to Hwy 62 Art Tours
3 weekends with 204 artists in 134 studios this year. From Pioneer Town to wOnder valley, sitting under Joshua Tree National Park, a great place to explore and see many different artists across the vast high desert! Hope to see you at the Tile House. Many new creations in the works. I will also be … Continue reading 18th Annual Hwy 62. Art Tours
There is more to this than meets the eye. First of all, we noticed Cowbirds hanging around this season. They are known to lay their eggs in Oriole's nests. A bit of a pesky and invasive bird. That being said, we may have lost Cowbird babies and not Orioles. Not sure we will ever know. … Continue reading Oriole’s nest and the Gopher Snake