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Silly Saturday Night Post: Halloween's Coming To the Desert...

October sunset puts me in mind of Halloween!

The composition of the photo says "Halloween" to me.  I was hiking in the desert this evening at sunset, and came upon this abandoned structure.  The roof is gone, but most of the structure is still standing.

I shot several photos, and when I got back to the computer and downloaded them, this one stood out.  Can ghosts and goblins be far away?  I don't think so...

Thanks for stopping by; have a great weekend!


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Comment balloon 33 commentsMike Jones • October 17 2009 11:03PM


I love this photo.  It's so great to post for the fun of it sometimes.  And in the spirit of the season

Posted by Mari Montgomery, Mari Realty (Mari Realty) about 11 years ago

This is a beautiful sunset.  You have quite an eye.

Posted by Tammie White, Broker, Franklin TN Homes for Sale (Franklin Homes Realty LLC) about 11 years ago

You had your camera at the right time!

Posted by Verlyn Steward, Real Estate Answer Man (Vision Realty Partners LLC) about 11 years ago

Nothing more beautiful than Arizona sunsets.

Posted by Sandra Scott, REALTOR of Choice! Payson, Pine & Strawberry, AZ (DPR Realty) about 11 years ago


Thank goodness for the edit function; you came in while I was commenting.  See you on your blog!


I'm never without it!


Thanks for stopping to comment; see you on your blog.


Thanks for being the first to comment!  Life's fun, if we don't take things too seriously.

Mike in Tucson

Posted by Mike Jones, Mike Jones NMLS 223495 (SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171) ) about 11 years ago

nice stuff - I really like this shot - looks like it could be a postcard or animage on a calandar

Posted by John Occhi, SRES,CPRES.ePRO - Temecula-Murrieta CA Real Estate (Mason Real Estate) about 11 years ago


What's an "animage?"  I've got to go Google it.

Mike in Tucson

Posted by Mike Jones, Mike Jones NMLS 223495 (SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171) ) about 11 years ago

Wow, Mike.  You really are in the wrong business.  You scream Professional Photographer.

Posted by Jane Peters, Los Angeles real estate concierge services (Home Jane Realty) about 11 years ago

Beautifully frame! I think I'd like to go for a walk in YOUR neighborhood! :-)

Posted by Liz Moras Migic, Chilliwack, British Columbia - Realtor about 11 years ago

Beautiful pic and does have a holloween air about it. You gotta love it when you get a photo that good!!!

Posted by Dianne Hicks (Realty ONE Group) about 11 years ago


Spooky photo.

Almost time for the ghouls and goblins to come out as soon as the sun sets..............

Posted by Ralph Gorgoglione, Hawaii and California Real Estate (310) 497-9407 (Maui Life Homes / Metro Life Homes) about 11 years ago

Can there be a worthy pumpkin patch far away? Welcome great pumpkin!


Posted by Dan Tabit (Keller Williams Bellevue) about 11 years ago


Great shot, definitely has a Halloween feel to it, at least the colors anyway.

Posted by Brian Brumpton, Boise Idaho Real Estate (Keller Williams Boise) about 11 years ago

I can hear the coyotes howling in the distance. . .

Posted by Carla Muss-Jacobs, RETIRED (RETIRED / State License is Inactive) about 11 years ago


Beautiful photo. Thanks for sharing.

Posted by Fran Gatti, Managing Principal Broker - RE/MAX Integrity (RE/MAX Integrity) about 11 years ago

Great photo!! I am re-blogging.... I live in the desert too!!  Kathy

Posted by Kathy Schowe, La Quinta, California 760-333-8886 (California Lifestyle Realty) about 11 years ago

Mike, This is both an awesome yet eerie presence. There is something magical when one sees the silhouette of giant Saguaro with its arms reaching towards the sky against the hues of a sunrise or sunset ☺☺☺ 

Helping you live your American dream...

Posted by TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc., Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029 (Complete Home Inspections, Inc.) about 11 years ago

Mike  Arizona is as pretty in the evening as it is the rest of the daylight  Karen

Posted by Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS" (RE/MAX Executives) about 11 years ago

Hello Mike,

Great photo that you captured! Thanks for sharing it with us.



Posted by Chris Minion (O'Brien Realty) about 11 years ago

Hi Mike: I enjoyed the photo - thanks for sharing it with us.


Posted by Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert (National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro) about 11 years ago

Another great sunset.........Have you gone to Nightfall yet?

Posted by Tucson Real Estate Experts Anne McKechnie, Previews Property Specialist (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage) about 11 years ago

Mike - The sky in Arizona is always changing. Thanks for sharing it with us in the southeast who have only beeb seeing rain for the past few months. Color is coming soon to Tennessee.

Posted by Larry Brewer - Benchmark Realty llc (Benchmark Realty LLc) about 11 years ago

That's a nice one, Mike. You take such great pictures.

Posted by Leslie Prest, Owner, Assoc. Broker, Prest Realty, Payson, (Leslie Prest, Prest Realty, Sales and Rentals in Payson, AZ) about 11 years ago


The photo is outstanding with great color.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Posted by Lou Ludwig, Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC (Ludwig & Associates) about 11 years ago

As ususal, it's beautiful.  Can't help being that way coming from your camera and God's creative hand!


Posted by Doreen McPherson, Phoenix Arizona Real Estate ~ (Homesmart ~ Scottsdale ~ Tempe) about 11 years ago

Hey Mike, love it!!! AND love your new profile photo....very clever!!!

Posted by Mesa, Arizona Real Estate Mesa Arizona Realtor, AzLadyInRed (Homes Arizona Real Estate LLC) about 11 years ago

Oh this looks so like home - oh wait - I am home!  Scary!  Great shot Mike.  And I do like your new photo as well. How'd you create that. It's cool!

Posted by Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRS, Broker, Instructor, 602-380-4886 (HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000) about 11 years ago

Mike, Another great photo from you.  Thank you so much for sharing them with us.

Posted by Gary Coles (International Referrals), Latin America Real Estate (Venture Realty International) about 11 years ago

Mike, I don't see Halloween in this....I just think it's a gorgeous shot you captured!

Posted by Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher (Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island) about 11 years ago

Hi Mike,

Great photo,but also sort of creepy at the same time.

Posted by Lynda Eisenmann, Broker-Owner,CRS,CDPE,GRI,SRES, Brea,CA, Orange Co (Preferred Home Brokers) about 11 years ago

Hello Mike,

Great shot... Millie "The Ghost" appreciates any reference to her birthday and favorit holiday while I wonder about the purpose and history of the structure. 

Posted by John Morgan about 11 years ago


I think Millie needs to come visit; she'd like to see this place.

Mike in Tucson

Posted by Mike Jones, Mike Jones NMLS 223495 (SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171) ) about 11 years ago



I miss a couple of days and you sneak this in. Incredible!


Posted by William J. Archambault, Jr. (The Real Estate Investment Institute ) about 11 years ago

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