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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Roller Coaster Weather

Picacho
It was raining this morning when Dr. K and I let Willow and Frio into the backyard to do their morning business.  I worried then that the Heelers and I wouldn't be able to get a hike in without getting wet.  We went anyway.

Fortunately we trekked up to First Arroyo and back while only getting sprinkled on a few times.  The cold front that blew through lowered the temperature significantly such that it was only 54F when we headed out.  We were all dressed appropriately, though.

Except for a couple of jackrabbits we saw no sentient beings in our section of northern Chihuahuan Desert today.

Desert Hills/Robledo Mountains

Ocotillos and dynamic sky

Our Lady Mountains

This and the next:  wild sky


Looking southwest

Organ Mountains

This morning's rainbow

This and the next:  snow on the Organs


Tortugas and the Organs

Potrillo Mountains across the Mesilla Valley

Soaptree

Pinprick of sun

Rabbit!  Bird!

Same Soaptree as above

This and the next 2:  looking down First Arroyo



This and the next:  LDR (road to the upper flatland)


Tortugas and the Organs yet again

Southern Organ Mountains

 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

Beautiful photos from this morning, Packrat. I especially like the one of the rainbow.

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