|One Ocotillo has no leaves, the other is browning out|
Other than a fleeting glimpse of two jackrabbits we saw no one out in our section of northern Chihuahuan Desert; there weren't even any vehicles parked in the Tellbrook/Sonoma Ranch lot.
The worst part of today's trek was the bad air. Last night Doppler Dave--meteorologist at KVIA in El Paso--said there'd be unhealthy widespread haze, though he didn't say why. I guess it could come from wildfires in the West.
|The forecast was for widespread haze, aka "bad air"|
|This & the next 3: Hairy False Goldenaster and friends|
|Southwest of Tortugas|
|Soaptree Yuccas at the side of an arroyo|
|Thought that was a trail; instead it's a small swale|
|Willow and Frio in an unnamed arroyo|
|Bouquets hanging on|