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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Post Hump Ergo Propter Hump

Inside Second Arroyo
On the trail around 8 this morning for a hike up to Second Arroyo and back.  We saw no one going or coming.  Both Frio and Willow enjoyed themselves on this a moderately long trek in our section of northern Chihuahuan Desert.

We're headed for a high of 87F today, at least 15 degrees above normal; but a strong cold front is supposed to blow through sometime next week.  I look forward to it, but Dr. K is sorry to see the hot temperatures go.

Ocotillo leaves yellowing and falling

Soaptree Yucca west of the mountain

Throwing a curve

This and the next:  Tortugas and the Organ Mountains

A distant Dr. K waiting with the Heelers


A little Mesquite Tree

This and the next 2:  Organ Mountains

Long stretch of desert between here and Tortugas Mountain

Lone Soaptree


1 comment:

Dr. K said...

That little Mesquite Tree with its many bare leaves shows how the season is shifting into Fall.

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