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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Election Day

Just west of Tortugas Mountain
I got Becca back out to the Sunset side of Tortugas Mountain this morning, and she was as happy as a lark.  She sniffed practically every other bush alongside the trail.  For the most part I kept her on flat surfaces, but we were forced to trek along a rocky, uneven stretch for a while because of oncoming canine traffic.  Nevertheless, the Beckster seemed to do quite well.  I wish, somehow, I had been able to break her of the habit of "spinning," that is, rapidly pirouetting in a circle whenever she's excited about anything.  This morning before I was able to position the ramp to let her climb into the CR-V she spun a couple of times.  Even though I say, "No!" it's one behavior I haven't been able to stop over the years.  Needless to say it makes me worry about extra strain on her legs.
Cow Tongue Prickly Pear

In the lead

Places to go

Not so fast

Nearing mid-November and Ocotillos still blossoming

It makes the bees happy

Happy bee

Mooned by a bee

The weather this morning

Looking pretty dry

Resting for a spell

College kids driving golf balls from the mountaintop

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

Interesting place to find a Hooters golf ball.

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