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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Absentee Voters

Who's hunting behind the Creosote Bush?
The four of us hiked up to First Arroyo early this morning, took a brief respite inside before trekking back to the CR-V.  We saw nobody else in our section of the northern Chihuahuan Desert.

We returned home, filled out our absentee ballots (Dr. K and I did, that is) and drove them to the county government complex where we deposited them in the drop box.

We brought Frio and Willow along with us, and when we returned from dropping off the ballots the Heekers were in the front seats.  Not only that, but one of the dogs had turned on the hazard lights--they were that desperate to get out!

Soaptree Yucca

Barrel Cactus fruit again

Soaptrees and a TorreyYucca

Small Mesquite Tree

Soaptrees

This and the next:  Willow and Frio


Looking west in First Arroyo

View of Tortugas Mountain from inside First Arroyo

This and the next 7:  views from First Arroyo








This and the next:  Tortugas and the Organ Mountains


Shadow on Tortugas Mountain

Soaptree Yucca, Barrel Cactus, Mesquite and mountains

 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I really like the photo of the 3 Soaptree Yucca stalks, and the bird's nest in one of them.

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