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Thursday, November 22, 2018

Turkey Day Trek

First light
Dr. K, Becca and I got a bit later start on our hike this morning because we were listening to our wacko president behaving completely inappropriately on his Thanksgiving call to our military men and women across the world.  Afterward we made the short drive over to the Grand View Trail in the Lincoln National Forest and did our usual trek.  It was slightly cool out, especially when the high overcast blocked the sun; but when the sun broke through we felt a little overdressed for the conditions.  Nevertheless, we had a grand ole time on the Grand View Trail on this day of thanks-giving.
First light #2

Sacramento Mountains waking up

On the Grand View Trail now

Variable sky this morning

Dr. K and Becca

Clear one minute, cloudy the next

Something caught her attention

Trees on the cliff

I wonder if this is the work of 19th Century railroad workers

Becca the scout

Giving the go-ahead

Another large tree

Boulders and trees

Erosion

Fracturing?

Pleasant conditions

Distant look at White Sands

White Sands under cloud cover

Dr. K in camera-ready mode

Becca and me

Three-leaf Sumac

Heart of a Sotol

Mexican Barberry leaves

The long view

Becca on the Grand View

Heading back

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I am thankful for these beautiful photos, Packrat. Becca is also thankful in her doggy way.

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