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Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Election Day Jitters

On our way down LDR-A
On a pleasant 47F degree morning the four of us trekked up to First Arroyo, ducked inside for a shade and water break, and then headed back into the high flatland.

For the first time in a long while we chose to hike LDR from the Tellbrook Arroyo as the final leg of our outing.  Speaking for all involved I can say we must be getting into much better shape because the last really steep section of road up didn't seem nearly as strenuous as in the past.

We saw nobody during our sojourn today, not even a desert hare to provide extra motivational energy for our Heelers.

This and the next:  Barrel Cactus with fruit


Dead Creosote Bush branches

Frio and Willow

Backlit Mesquite Tree

Backlit Mesquite Tree B&W X

This and the next:  same Mesquite Tree as the above 2


Soaptree and the Mesilla Valley

Heelers

Virgin Galactic's White Knight Two

Organ Mountains

Soaptree Yuccas alongside LDR

 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I love the photo of the backlit Mesquite Tree.

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