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Monday, March 10, 2014

Reminder of Winter

His and her benches on the Osha Trail
On the Osha Trail--all of which is above 9,000 feet in elevation--remnants of snow lingered  on the cold side of the Sacramento Mountains.  Where the sun hadn't reached the white stuff it was crunchy thick, but where it had been touched by sunlight it was iced over, making a good stretch of the going somewhat treacherous.  Becca, with her four-paw drive--had no trouble navigating, but we paranoid humanoids made our way cautiously on the narrow trail, as stiff as mannequins on ice skates.
Patch of sunlight in the shadowy forest

In the distance:  White Sands National Monument

Mandala shell

Snowy sniff

Snow at the base of Aspen trees

Small stand of young Aspens

How to ice a butt

Dr. K and her walking stick (Becca in background)

Commander

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

My walking stick gave me a third leg when I was inching along the icy trail.

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