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Gates Pass Blvd

8451 W McCain Loop, Tucson, AZ 85735, USA
+1 520-883-4200
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Beetle and Orb

We had gone to Gates Pass, just west of Tucson, to watch the sun set—one of the 'must-do' things in this desert city, for residents and visitors alike...On this cloudless evening, though, this particular sunset was not turning into one of those technicolor layer-cake-in-the-sky postcard-scenes; not disappointing, just not a 'spectacular' view...

Then, perched on a jojoba plant, this longhorn beetle caught my eye. I ended up taking more photos of this bug than of the orange horizon. There's always something to see--a reminder to always be ready to shift my perspective.