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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Whew!

Which angle would you assign to this slope?
The sun was out full-bore this morning, and, boy, did we feel it.  Plus it was humid as all get out.  We had a nice steady rain early yesterday evening, and then it rained some more overnight.  A steady breeze would have made conditions more bearable, but there was barely a breath of wind in the desert, making for the exact kind of weather I tolerate least.
It's a lot less steep on the foothills trail

Marlboro Country

A very large Ocotillo resplendent in greenery

That's a Roadrunner in the Yucca

Becca doesn't see it yet

There it goes--almost too fast to photograph

Now she sees it!

A late-blooming Cholla

Same pose as above, different Ocotillo

Desert Cottontail hightailing it

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I like the photo of the cottontail taking off, Packrat.

Grand View--Not

Early morning moon A man and woman were just starting down the Bridal Veil Falls Trail when we rolled into the Grand View Trail parking lot....