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Saturday, July 13, 2013

Paying for Yesterday's Respite

A crowded lot at the Sunset Parking area
Late afternoon yesterday we got a nice rainfall that only slight quenched our need for precipitation here in the Chihuahuan Desert.  What the storm accomplished, though, was to put more moisture into the air, resulting in a tortured hike for Becca and me this morning.  You know how it feels when the sun comes out and beats down on your body when the humidity and dewpoint are high.  That's what we had to deal with on the trek.  Funny, though, there were lots of other outdoorspersons dealing with the same issue.
Almost back at the car

Ocotillo in leaf

3 comments:

Dr. K said...

No wonder you didn't take that many photos.

Scott said...

Sounds like Philadelphia--all summer! And especially this year. One more day of dry here in San Diego, then back to the "soup" tomorrow.

packrat said...

Sounds like you're really ready for the trip back home, Scott.

:)

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