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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Chilly or Cold?

Wilting Desert Marigold
It was just above freezing (32F) when the four of us got started this morning, but due to the absence of wind and the presence of abundant sunshine it only felt a bit chilly instead of cold.

Of course Frio and Willow didn't mind the weather conditions; they were too focused on sights and scents, spotting a Black-tailed Jackrabbit at least twice during our trek.

We saw no other outdoor enthusiasts during our sojourn today, though there were several vehicles parked in the lot at the corner of Tellbrook and Sonoma Ranch when we got back to the CR-V.

Arroyo west of the mountains

This and the next:  Tortugas and the Organs


Long Dirt Road

Across the Rio Grande

This and the next 2:  Soaptree Yucca with nest in the center



This and the next:  Frio and Willow


This and the next:  Soaptrees north of First Arroyo


Further east in First Arroyo

Dr. K managing Heelers

Frio, Willow and Dr. K

The Soaptree family

Organ Mountains

This and the next:  two versions of the same scene


Organ Mountains

 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I really like the photos of the Soaptree Yucca with the nest in the middle.

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