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Friday, November 16, 2018

Slight Warming Trend

Heading up
Becca and I hit the trail west of the mountain just before 8 this morning, and there were relatively few outdoor enthusiasts about.  We ran into nobody during our extended trek, but on the way back in we encountered JC and Olivia for the first time since they came down from Fairbanks to spend three months or so here in southern New Mexico.  The three of us spent some time talking near their vehicle while Becca took the opportunity to lie down on the rocky gravel.  How any dog can find that surface tolerable is beyond me.
Hedgehog

Me and my shadow

Moseying down the "new" trail

Jet over the desert

Its time has passed

If I had a tail like that . . .

. . . I'd show it off, too

Fall colors on an Ocotillo

Closer look at the festive colors

Rugged desert scene

Ocotillos and the Organs

Prickly Pear balancing act

Soaptree Yucca and Tortugas

Tortugas Mountain (left) and the Organ Mountains

Practice poles on the lineworker program grounds

Sign says it all

More practice poles west of Tortugas Mountain

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

Nice that you were able to see J.C. and Olivia. And Becca looks like she's having a great time (no surprise there).

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