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Saturday, July 9, 2022

Century Sentry

This & next:  hills alongside LDR-A
Hot and humid on our outing this morning, but a nice breeze blew on-and-off for a while.  Fortunately we weren't out there too long on our normal trek.

Dr. K, Willow, Frio and I took a few shade breaks along the way, but not many.  We were glad to get back to the CR-V after the hike.

We drove over to our local Circle K on the way home to fill up:  $28.60 for a little over half a tank.  I've been topping off whenever I reach the half-tank mark to avoid shock.


Whitethorn Acacia

Long view north

This & next:  long view west


Tortugas and the Organ Mountains

This & next:  Swainson's Hawk


Creosote Bush blooming

Next 4:  Nipple Beehive Cactus (Coryphantha macromeris)




Tortugas and the Organs

Last 4:  Century Plant in a neighbor's yard




 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

That last photo--the hummingbird on the century plant flower--is pretty incredible!

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