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Monday, March 5, 2018

Breezy with Gusts

Experimenting with the image in the first three photos
This morning was completely different than Saturday morning on the west side of Tortugas Mountain.  First, it was Monday so the area was far less crowded.  And because it was colder with a stiff breeze occasionally slipping into a windy gust only the most hearty of outdoor enthusiasts were trekking around the mountain--enthusiasts like Becca and me.  We saw nobody nor encountered anyone during our hike even though there were a few vehicles in the Sunset Area parking lot when we got back after spending about ninety minutes in the northern Chihuahuan Desert.


Dead leaves of a living yucca

Five images of Becca

In the lead

Hiking south on Tortugas Mountain's west side

Staring ahead

Changing focus

Can't see them too well here

Jets

Yuccas and Ocotillos

Contrails

More contrails

Lots of air traffic this morning

Bigger, better buds

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I like the second black-and-white photo of the yucca the best. The landscape almost seems haunted.

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