|This & next: waning crescent through smoke|
We saw nobody else out braving the elements during our normal hike today; that's not to say there weren't other lunatics in the desert before or after us. Even the critters had the good sense to stay sheltered.
We went straight home after our morning exploration, delighting in the air-conditioned ambience in our CR-V on the way.
|This & next 2: blooming Soaptree Yuccas at the side of LDR|
|Willow and Frio seek relief in yucca shadow|
|Hill southwest of Tortugas Mountain|
|New and the old|
|Hot Heelers take a shade break|