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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Just a Sprinkle or Two

As far as weather goes:  an iffy start
The whole time Becca and I were trekking west of Tortugas Mountain this morning the sky was threatening to rain on our parade.  In the end, though, we only got sprinkled on a little bit.  It's been raining pretty consistently since we arrived home, though, making us glad we're not out hiking the Chihuahuan Desert still.
Only a slightly ominous sky

Cholla cactus fruit

Franklin Mountains near El Paso

One of the Franklin Mountains peaks

Wide arroyo

Soaptree Yucca whose right section looks like a Narwhal

Becca on a bushwhack

Skeleton of a long-dead Barrel Cactus

Most crooked Soaptree Yucca flower stalk I've ever seen

Crooked stalk from another perspective

Slightly different types of Hedgehog Cactus

Gloomy view of Tortugas and the Organs

On the road again

Something of a face in a rock

Stalking the wild Desert Cottontail yet again

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

That yucca stalk is amazingly crooked. It looks like a modernist sculpture.

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