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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Tuesday Hike

Soaptree Yuccas in the Tortugas Mountain foothills
You can't beat this kind of weather for a mid-December day.  Although it was chilly this morning, we're headed for a high of 71 F (22 C).

We saw no other hikers in the Chihuahuan Desert, and we appreciated the solitude.  It gives you a lot of time to think, which I do a lot.  Becca, however, is living completely in the "now."
Becca enjoying her hike

Around Tortugas toward the Organ Mountains

The rugged west face of the Organ Mountains

Tortugas (Tortoise) Mountain

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