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Friday, May 26, 2017

Ninety Minutes in the Desert

Naptime for bunny
How to beat the heat on a desert day that will be in the 90s?--do your hike really early in the morning.  Becca and I were on the trail by 7:10, and we finished our trek a little over 90 minutes later.  It was just beginning to feel pretty toasty by the time we got back to the car.  We had a nice outing, although I didn't take many photos; my head was lost in contemplating literary matters--not that the latter ultimately will matter very much.
Back toward the mountain

Having a good time

Soaptree Yucca fruit (Yucca elata)

Misty desert

Black and White-winged Dove


Dove prints

High foothills cactus garden

Parry's Agave triumvirate

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

That rabbit that has burrowed into the wet dirt for a nap is so cute.

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