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Sunday, December 13, 2020

Biting Cold Wind

This and the next:  Willow and Frio
33F when we headed out this morning, 40F when we finished up, a cold, biting wind blowing nearly the entire trek.  Even Willow was shivering when we stopped for a water break in Second Arroyo.

The only other outdoor enthusiast we saw today was a young woman runner who didn't seem appropriately dressed for the weather; she had a bare midriff.

When I used to run, the season I disliked most was winter; sweating and being cold simultaneously was a big turnoff.  Of course those were the days before the advent of technologically advanced clothing for running in frigid weather.


Second Arroyo X

My favorite hiking companions

Soaptree Yuccas

This and the next 2:  3 similar yet different scenes



Frio and Willow

Looking down Second Arroyo

Mr. Frio

Looking west down Tellbrook Arroyo

This and the next:  Devil's Claws


This and the next:  Willow loving the sun


Frio and Willow

 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

That's one of the best photos you've ever taken of our Frio.

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