|Looking east to the Organs|
Willow and Frio were keyed in on Black-tailed Jackrabbits today, of which we saw three or four. I remember how our beloved Becca, in her early days of hiking, was certain she could overtake an American Desert Hare; it took quite a lot of tries before she decided to give up on the critters who can reach speeds of 40 mph and leap 10 feet in the process. That doesn't keep the Heelers from trying to rip my arms out at the sockets as they bound eagerly forward toward their presumed prey.
Five minutes to drive out there for our hike this morning and five minutes to drive back home.
|Sled dogs waiting for snow|
|This and the next: Prickly Pear Cactus starting to bloom|
|Heelers in the hills|
|This and the next 5: Ocotillos (Fouquieria Splendens) with leaves and flowers|
|Ocotillo just off the dirt road|
|This and the next: Skeleton Plant|