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Sunday, March 21, 2021

After the Kerfuffle

Just getting started on the upper flatland road
No encounters on our morning trek today, though as we were heading down LDR-A I saw someone running down LDR.  In order to avoid this person we turned east in the Tellbrook Arroyo, found a cutoff we used before and bushwhacked through the desert in a northerly direction.  When I stopped to take a photo a short while later I saw a guy jogging up LDR toward the upper flatland.

After exploring the desert for a while we turned westward and bushwhacked over to LDR, turning south to follow it back into the flatland where our CR-V waited.  We bumped into no one either going or coming, which is exactly how I like it.  I'm not too sure about the Heelers, though; sometimes I think they like to meet up with others in order to get their Heeler juices flowing.  By the way, both Frio and Willow were on their best behavior today.

Bit of blue sky to the south

Soaptree on a slope

Sun breaking through

Organ Mountains

This and the next:  lone yucca


Organs

This and the next:  Frio and Willow exploring an arroyo


This and the next:  Hedgehog Cactus with buds


Soaptree Yucca and Hedgehog Cactus

One of the arroyos we explored

This and the next:  Soaptree with interesting configuration


Another Soaptree Yucca

Frio and Willow

Same Soaptree, different perspective

This and the next 2:  Barrel Cactus



More blue to the south

Leafless trees

Soaptree Yucca

This and the next:  down toward the gap


 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I really like the sky in the last photo you posted. So good that Frio and Willow were well behaved today.

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