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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Tortugas Tuesday

It was very hot on the mountain this morning, with no real breeze to ameliorate the heat.  Nevertheless, the trusty Beckster and I did a long hike.  We even spent about twenty minutes talking to Jimmy about how bad the drought is.  I told him we were going to have to have Pinon Pines cut down on our High Rolls property because of the Pinon Scale insect.  He said he'd recently visited Rocky Mountain National Park after a long absence, and the loss of pine trees because of drought is astounding. 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

This drought is disturbing, though Becca doesn't care.

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