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Friday, January 6, 2012

Friday Free-For-All

Western flank of Tortugas Mountain
It felt good to get out and exercise this morning.  It felt warmer today because the wind wasn't blowing.  We ran into a guy with two dogs who we see fairly frequently in the desert.  He said, "It's good to see you."  I said, "Nice to see you, too."
It reminded me of the recent hikes I took at Thunderbird Conservation Park in Glendale, where almost every hiker I encountered had a pleasant "Good morning" greeting.  Funny how simple phatic communion can often make you feel good.
Sand County Canine

Dry arroyo

Looking east from the same arroyo

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

People are friendly in the southwest.

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