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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

When to Stay Home

Heading into the wind

This would have been a good day to stay out of the elements, but I'm not bright enough to forgo a much-desired hike--by me and by Becca.  This morning the wind out there was awful; it raged the whole time we were trekking west of Tortugas Mountain.  We had blowing dust and sand, and even white gypsum in the air from the White Sands area near Alamogordo.  We're under an advisory until 4:00 p.m.  Just horrible conditions in the desert today.
Laying down prints after the wind has swept the sandy floor

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

It was a terrible day to be out and about.

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