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Sunday, October 25, 2020

Any Given Sunday

At start
Pleasant early morning hike southwest of Tortugas Mountain today:  up to First Arroyo, inside for a brief respite--including several quaffs of water for canines and humans alike--and then back to the waiting CR-V.

We passed Mr. and Mrs. Big Hat on LDR during our inbound leg.  They greeted us warmly, and we returned the salutation.  They were the only people we saw in our section of the northern Chihuahuan Desert during our outing.

This and the next:  Tortugas and the Organs


Southwest side of Tortugas Mountain

Soaptree Yuccas

This and the next 2:  Willow and Frio



This and the next:  looking west in First Arroyo


West of Tortugas Mountain

Deadwood puzzle

Heelers with Dr. K

This and the next:  inside First Arroyo


Curve-billed Thrasher on a yucca stalk

A small wash

Tortugas and the Organ Mountains

Long dirt road (LDR) from the high flatland

 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I like your first photo of the sky, clouds, and bare ocotillo leaves.

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