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Friday, December 24, 2021

Christmas Even Warmth and Wind

Lenticular cloud signals how high the wind will be today
We're headed for a high in the mid-70s again today, and even though it was 50F when Willow, Frio and I hit the trail this morning it felt unusually warm.  I was over dressed in a light vest and my Marmot PreCip jacket.
Same cloud over the Organ Mountains
Where Tortugas and the Organs appear to meet

We did the same hike as the one we did yesterday, down the LDR-A arroyo, over to the new arroyo and up and down the left branch, up the right branch and out.

Both Frio and Willow enjoyed themselves immensely, and they were both very well behaved.  I sure appreciate it when the Heelers are under control the way they were today.

Soaptree Yuccas

Barrel Cactus

Torrey Yucca

Sky, cloud, mountains, desert

This & next 2:  Frio and Willow



The rest:  Tortugas and the Organs




 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I really like that last photo of Tortugas and the Organs. I'm enjoying the unusually warm weather.

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