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Monday, November 7, 2011

Fall in the Desert

Devil's Head, aka Horse Crippler (Echinocactus horizonthalonius)
It didn't feel like a Fall day this morning out on the trail; because of abundant sunshine, it was actually kind of warm.  Things look to be changing, though, as another cold front is blowing in this afternoon.  Nighttime temperatures will be in the low 30s the rest of the week.  Not surprisingly the trails were uncrowded early today.  We only encountered one other person, a woman jogger who was running at a snail's pace.
A large mass of Strawberry Pitaya Cactus

Are we being followed?

Lonely road

Not a crop circle, but a bike circle

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

Becca is always on the look out.

Joint Jaunt

1st 4:  Willow and Frio Dr. K, Willow, Frio and I did our usual trek this morning.  When we were descending LDR-A arroyo we caught a glimpse...