|First 3: views of Tortugas and/or the Organs|
Only when we crested the long dirt road near our waiting CR-V did a breeze pick up briefly. By then we humans were perspiring fairly profusely.
The five-minute drive home wasn't sufficiently long to permit cooling down in the refreshing air conditioning, so we all dashed to the shelter of our house and the chill of its evaporated air.
|This and the next 2: Soaptree Yuccas|
|Tortugas and the Organs|
|Creosote bushes in bloom|
|Blooming Creosote, mesquites along the arroyo and the Organ Mountains|
|Heelers in an arroyo|
|Where the stalk enters the leaves is a nest|
|Looks like the nest of a Cactus Wren|
|Dr. K and the Heelers|
|Second Arroyo exit|
|15-foot Whitethorn Acacia tree|
|This and the next 2: clouds and clouds over the mountains|
|The rest: Roadrunner on our trellis (sorry)|