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Saturday, April 9, 2016

Hint of Monsoon Season

Distant haze caused by high humidity
It was very cool and quite humid this morning due to the on-and-off rain showers we got yesterday.  I eventually had to take off my warmup jacket about two-thirds of the way through the hike, but before that I experienced that strange bodily sensation when you're chilly and warm at the same time.  Becca and I enjoyed a long trek that didn't involve any off-trail activity.  We bumped into a few outdoor enthusiasts enjoying nature, including our friend Jimmy who was off to the Ocotillo forest.
A runner on the long haul

Pale Evening Primrose

A shady respite

Senna

Desert Marigold and Range Ratany

Clouds billowing over the mountains

A valley green with Mesquite Trees

Small Mesquite Tree in an arroyo west of Tortugas Mountain

Claret Cup and Ratany

Can't wait to see what's over the ridge

Woman mountain biker conquering Tortugas

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I like the photo of Becca looking over the ridge.

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