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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

If It's Tuesday . . .

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64F, lots of sunshine and no breeze made for a pretty hot morning in the desert for our hike today.  Willow, Frio and I trekked up to First Arroyo, popped inside for a shade and water break, and then headed south along LDR into the upper flatland where the CR-V waited.

We saw a few critters on our outing, but no humans or canines.  We never got close enough to any rabbits for the Heelers to feel motivated to pursue; and I think the heat made them a bit more docile on the inbound leg of our exploration.

Upon returning home I left the dogs and headed over to PetSmart to buy food and treats for Frio and Willow.

Mesquite trees greening out

This and the next:  Mormon Tea flowers


This and the next:  Willow and Frio


This and the next:  Soaptree Yucca


This & the next:  large Torrey Yucca and small Mesquite Tree


This and the next:  LDR


This and the next 4:  Prickly Pear Cacti blooming





Ocotillo and the city of Las Cruces

 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I love those photos of the Mormon Tea flowers. And also the ones of the Prickly Pear flowers.

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