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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

A Spring Fever Daze

Soaptree Yucca
It's easy to get spring fever on days like these, fairly warm mornings and highs in the mid-70s.  We've had a string of such days recently, but it's going to end come the weekend.  A cold front will be blowing through.

We trekked up to Second Arroyo today, stopped inside for water and photographs, and then made our way back.  We saw nobody else out there during our exploration despite the beautiful weather.

On the way down LDR on our inbound leg we noticed a thin layer of smoke near the top of the Organ Mountains.  We looked hard, but couldn't spot the source of the smoke.

Ocotillo

Soaptree Yucca leaves and stalk

Dr. K with the Heelers

Willow and Frio

Long view across the Mesilla Valley

Long dirt road

This and the next:  same Prickly Pear Cactus


Thin layer of smoke across the top of the Organs

Village of Talavera and the Organ Mountains

 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I like the black-and-white photo you call the Long Dirt Road.

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