As I was out walking the streets of Tombstone, I spied this man coming walking toward me. He asked what I was doing and thought I might be finding a ghost if I kept taking his photo. Then he turned to me and said, “You hoping to find those little white balls in your pictures?” Am I wearing a sticker on my forehead that says “orbphotog” ?! Then he advised me that I would have better luck down the street “at the corner”.
Perhaps I did see a ghost as he walked away. The “little white balls” followed him hopefully.
Down the street at the corner is the Bird Cage Theatre, a must see on any tour of Tombstone. And, he was right about the “little white balls”.
Here’s a look at Tombstone from the end of the street.
Perhaps the “little white balls” just enjoy corners.
They certainly seem to enjoy saloons.
Big Nose Kate’s Saloon with a “little white ball” above the stained glass window.
The sky above Tombstone comes alive with orbs of “little white balls” as the evening darkens.
Looks like a lovely place to spend the night.
Since 1880 The Tombstone Epitaph newspaper, which covered Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday and the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. You can still subscribe to it at www.tombstoneepitaph.com
I’ll be returning to Tombstone tomorrow for the annual Tombstone Rose Festival. Here is a peep at the newly crowned Rose Queen standing beneath the world’s largest rose bush this evening with her family:
The orbs agree!
For those of you who are new to this blog, or would like to refresh your memory as to what orbs are, perhaps this will help: https://orbsdelight.wordpress.com/2012/11/17/photographing-orbs/