Search This Blog


Thursday, June 6, 2013

Bad Haze

It's been years since I've seen haze this bad
The air was really bad this morning due (according to the morning meteorologist) to a strong storm front backing in from the east.  We're supposed to have a good chance of rain both today and tomorrow.  Let's hope we get some.  Becca and I took a route we haven't traveled in a while, spotting an old four-foot Barrel Cactus that had succumbed to a bad winter several seasons back.  I was hoping it might survive, but it looks like it's chances are slim--even though there's some green at the top.

Across the hazy desert

The Organ Mountains are back there somewhere

The Organ Mountains (right) almost totally obscured

An old friend I hoped might survive

A new Barrel Cactus, 2' X 2'

Hot dog

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

We still haven't gotten any rain today--and the desert is parched.

A Nice Bushwhack

Mourning Dove on nest in our backyard We didn't plan on it when we set off on our hike this morning, but we did a fairly long bushwhack ...