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Saturday, August 7, 2021

Brutal or Thereabouts

Alongside LDR-A
It was brutally hot when Willow, Frio and I hiked up to First Arroyo this morning.  We stopped in for a shade and water break before heading back.  Saw nobody else in our section of northern Chihuahuan Desert today.

The thermometer in the CR-V read "91F" when we climbed inside for the short ride home.  Air conditioning sure felt good during the drive.

That's it:  the sum of the reportage regarding today's outing.

Kallstroemia parviflora

Willow and Frio

This & the next 2:  Barrel Cactus in First Arroyo



Soaptree Yucca spent seed pod

Greater Earless Lizard

Desert Zinnia bouquets

Flowers and trees

Last 2:  Ocotillos and the Organ Mountains


 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

The posture and coloring of that Earless Lizard reminds me of a mermaid. Interesting. Lovely photos of the Barrel cactus flowers.

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