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Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Almost Chilly Again

This & the next:  sun breaking through clouds on the Organs
Even though it was 62F when we started off this morning strong winds and lack of sunshine made it feel almost chilly again.

Frio, Willow and I hiked up to Second Arroyo, entered it and took a short break before bushwhacking over to First Arroyo.  From there we headed west to LDR and trekked back to the south.

Midway on the long dirt road we had to step aside to let an off-road vehicle--a side-by-side--pass.  The driver and I nodded to each other.  Then I led the Heelers back onto the road for the final leg up into the flatland where our CR-V waited.


Heading down LDR-A

Sky over the hill

Soaptree Yucca and clouds over the Organ Mountains

Interesting tint on the cloud bottom right

Looking back up LDR (LDR-A at left)

This & the next 5:  sunlight through clouds on the Organs





:-)

This and the next:  Stealth


At rest in an arroyo

Rabbit!

Next 4:  check out the expressions on Frio's face




This and the next 2:  Organ Mountains



Alligator juniper?

Small mesquite leafing out

Frio and Willow in First Arroyo

"Haze Removal" filter effect

This and the next:  blossoming Ocotillo


Tortugas (left) and the Organ Mts. from the upper flatland

 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

Gorgeous photos of the sunlight streaming through the clouds. I love those different expressions on the dogs' faces.

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