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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Cloud Cooled Trek

First 5:  cooling cloud cover
The Heelers and I got a real break this morning; cloud cover saved us from broiling in the desert again.  The humidity was so high that, had the sun been shining on us, we would have suffered.

We saw a few critters during our trek, but no humans; just as well.  We had to drive through the road construction area both coming and going, but there were no workers there; perhaps due to the rain we got overnight.

Willow and Frio were very well behaved today, earning an A+ for their efforts.  (Well, to be honest, I don't believe they were really trying to earn high marks.)





Allthorn flowers

This & the next 4:  Barrel Cactus





Tellbrook Arroyo

Bouquets

Wild sky

This & the next:  Hummer and observatory


Tortugas Mountain and its observatory

First arroyo

This & the next:  Willow and Frio in First Arroyo


Trailing Four O'Clock

Last 2:  Climbing Milkweed


 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I like those photos of the Climbing Milkweed. I'm glad the weather was a bit cooler this morning.

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