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Friday, September 14, 2018

Down Then Up

Trying to tell me something.  What?
Becca and I did a really short hike this morning so we could get home, finishing packing and head up to the Sacramento Mountains.  If truth be told, Becca never really helps out with any of the preparations; when she sees the travel packs and duffels get broken out her contribution is an ongoing series of whines and whimpers with an occasional yelp thrown in for good measure.  The nights will be significantly cooler here at 7,000 feet, but the daytime temperature is only about ten degrees lower than in the Las Cruces area.
Across a sandy stretch of Chihuahuan Desert

Serving an ace

Pears of the Cow Tongue Prickly Pear

The old west

The modern west

Really rugged road

In the high country

Dr. K and Becca on our road


Will these clouds amount to anything?

The mountains at midday

From up near our pumphouse

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

It's nice to see all of the yellow flowers of the Turpentine bushes that are so common in this area.

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