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Friday, March 21, 2014

Clear Air at Last

Looking at the activity at the lineman school
It sure was nice to get out early this morning for a long hike in the Chihuahuan Desert, especially because the air was clear for the first time in several days.  Unfortunately, the wind is predicted to kick up to 35 mph gusts this afternoon, which could put some of our local dirt and sand back into the atmosphere.  Living in the desert during the windy months of spring is often a very dusty proposition.  For instance, you can dust your house one day, and a few days later you need to dust again.
Cloudy, but not dusty this morning

Clearing skies

Large arroyo on Tortugas's west side

Soaptree Yucca with bowed stalk

Nice to see the Organ Mountains again

An elderly Prickly Pear Cactus

Getting near to the Tortoise again

Nice to be able to breathe without sneezing

Who's the real leader of the pack?

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

It's nice to see blue skies in your photos again.

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