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Saturday, April 30, 2022

Hot wth Breeze

How bad the air was this morning
It felt really hot when we started off on a hike this morning; the breezes and wind we've been having of late were absent.  After a while, though, a breeze kicked up and cooled things off noticeably.

We did our usual trek today, down the LDR-A arroyo, east on the cross trail to the new arroyo, up and back on the left branch, and then up and out on the right branch.

Willow insisted we take plenty of shade breaks during our outing, and we did just that; it's easy to stop in shady spots when the weather is so hot.

Willow and Frio at rest

Stick X

Fallen Ocotillo flowers

Barrel Cactus and a long view

Soaptree Yucca

Prickly Pear pad with a view

Prickly Pear with buds

Man talking to children

Wild Ride

This & next:  Frio and Willow at rest in Right Branch Arroyo

This & next:  bad air views

3 Barrel Cacti

This & next:  mesquite in bloom

Just how bad the air is


1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I really like the close-up photo of the Mesquite tree in bloom.

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