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Saturday, July 10, 2021

Blistering

Frio and Willow
It almost felt too hot to be out there this morning:  blistering sun, no clouds, nary a breeze.  I wasn't sure how far we wanted to go, but the three of us trekked up to Second Arroyo and took a short water break before heading back.

We saw no other lunatics in our section of northern Chihuahuan Desert while we were there.  Guess most people have the good sense to stay out of the elements on a day like this.

We drove down Tellbrook to check up on the construction progress and then headed over to the gas station to fuel up the CR-V.  While I pumped gas both Willow and Frio stood sniffing the aroma of food cooking at PicQuik's SantaFe Grill.  The look in their eyes said, "Smells delicious.  Get us some."

Soaptree Yucca and Ocotillos

Willow and Frio

This & the next:  tree in Second Arroyo


Soaptrees and Jerry G.

Black-throated Sparrow

Thought I saw a bird

Nope--no bird

Ocotillo and Organ Mountains

Greenery

Unicorn Plant

Mesquite

 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

That's a really nice photo of the Black-throated Sparrow.

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