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Saturday, June 27, 2020

Hike and More Work

Juvenile Spotted Towhee
Up early for Dr. K, Frio, Willow and I in order to do a short hike on the Grand View Trail this morning.  It was hot, but it didn't seem as bad as yesterday.  We went a little further today, and only ran into two other hikers (looked to be a mother and daughter) who were just about to set off from their vehicle parked directly behind our CR-V.

When we got home I had to change into work clothes and finish the tasks still remaining from yesterday:  cut the weeds in the driveway and road with the lawnmower, reposition the railroad ties and rock borders in some places near the pumphouse and house, and inspect the new door at the entrance to the crawlspace to make sure it was still a solid deterrent to any rodent intruders.  All good.

Right now I feel pretty wasted.  :)
Along the Grand View Trail

White Sands National Park a white chalk line at the horizon

Closer look at White Sands

Horsetail clouds

This and the next:  Tularosa Basin mesa


Heading back on the Grand View

The rest:  Turkey Vulture sunning itself on a tall pole



1 comment:

Dr. K said...

Tha turkey vulture has an impressive wing span.

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