Vivian McAleavey, Nature Photographer | What are you waiting for?

What are you waiting for?

May 09, 2012

If patience is a virtue, the Sonoran desert is virtuous

 

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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona
May 2012

 

The plants and animals there are almost always waiting.

They wait for rain,

wait for night,

wait for transportation,

wait for spring, or

wait for conditions to be just right

so that they can live life in a hurry

 

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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona
May 2012

 

and then return to waiting.

 

Text from an exhibit in the Visitor's Center at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona