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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Return to the Low Desert

Clouds over Tortugas Mountain foothills
What can you say when, on the first day of winter, it's going to be 70 F (21 C) in the Chihuahuan Desert?  It literally felt like spring out there this morning.  The Beckster and I thoroughly enjoyed our long hike.

The sinuous flank of the mountain

Torrey Yucca and the Organ Mountains

Resting in the shade

Clouds and gorgeous blue sky

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

We are so lucky to live in the desert.

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