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Friday, October 26, 2018

Low Country to High

This morning's moon
Becca and I did a shorter than normal hike this morning so we could return early and finish getting ready for a weekend trip to the high country, where we are now.  The weather here is nice--sunny with clear skies--but much cooler than in the low desert; in fact, we're supposed to dip to 39F tonight, ten degrees cooler than Las Cruces.  We'll do a few hikes and take care of several chores up here before returning to the low country on Sunday.
Experimental tower

Desert scout

A sandy area that's still quite damp from recent rains

A favorite spot

Looking southwest

Ocotillo in bloom

Still can't believe these Ocotillos are blossoming

Dos cabezas son mejores que una

Down a narrow arroyo

West side of Tortugas Mountain

In the Sacramentos

A little local color

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

The fall colors seem unusually vivid here in the high country. What a treat!

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