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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Tuesday Morning Hike

On a desert trail
We had a brief encounter with a guy and his two dogs who we see fairly often around Tortugas Mountain; but after our meeting we saw no other outdoor enthusiasts.  It was still a tad bit chilly this morning, with temperatures overnight dipping into the mid-30s.  We're supposed to start warming up again, though, and I resent it.  Let's keep things bearable into mid-May, I say.
Across the desert to the mountains

I spy something

Gnarly Ocotillo wands

Single-track trail back toward Tortugas

Soon to be a gorgeous Strawberry Pitaya blossom


Scott said...


Dr. K said...

I'm happy to have the heat return.

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