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Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Comes the Heat

April centerfold, Playbun
We got an early start on our morning trek today, and we were able to beat the heat; it's supposed to reach 91F this afternoon, far above normal for this time of year.

Also, we got in a trek before the wind started picking up.  We're under a Red Flag warning until 8 p.m.--strong winds coupled with very low humidity means increased risk of fire.

Heelers were excellently behaved during our hike, but weren't ideal on the ride to and from our hiking locale; they overreacted to dogs walking their peoples.

Organ Mountains

This & next 2:  Ocotillos and western sky

Heading down LDR-A

This & next:  looking back up the LDR-A arroyo

Wise men

Claret Cups are disappearing fast

Greening up in the northern Chihuahuan Desert

Fallen yucca petal

Willow and Frio on break

Our favorite mesquite

Rock abstract

Headed south in Right Branch Arroyo


1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I love the photo of the fallen Yucca pedal. What a good eye you have, Packrat.

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