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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

62 Degrees

West side of Tortugas Mountain
It was a lot cooler this morning when Becca and I hit the trail west of Tortugas Mountain, and conditions felt pretty good for about a quarter mile.  But there was no cloud cover, and the early September sun beat down on us just enough to make things uncomfortable.  There were a good number of outdoor enthusiasts on and about the mountain today, and we ran into a man and woman with three dogs right off the bat.  No problem with the canines, though.  We did a moderately long trek before heading back, and then I made a late-morning trip to Target and Albertsons to do the weekly shopping.
When Becca sees something

Don't you ever tire of taking photos?

Do the hustle

On the new trail

White-winged Dove looking askance

Looking west from the new trail

Looking west

Break in the shadow of a tall Ocotillo

Rock

Cone heads

A small Cholla flower

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I really like the close-up photo of the small cholla flower. I'm glad there are some that are still blooming.

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