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Saturday, July 23, 2022

Thunderbumper at Three

Ocotillos in an arroyo between Middle and Right Arroyos
Around 3 a.m. this morning a loud clap of thunder woke me; I was surprised because storms weren't in the forecast.  A few minutes later lighting Xrayed the bedroom, followed by more thunder and pouring rain.

The result of the overnight precipitation was sky-high humidity, and Dr. K, Willow, Frio and I felt every bit of it during our daily trek, which we cut a bit short because of broiling weather conditions.

After our trek we went for a ride in the air-conditioned comfort of the CR-V, reveling in the cold breeze emanating from the vents.

All other Barrel Cacti will be uncaptioned



Yuccas and Ocotillos





Frio and Willow

Tree and yucca

Acacia #6

Unzipped sky




This & next 2:  House Finches



Desert Cottontail

 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I love Acacia #6, and also the photo of the bunny.

Desert Life

1st 2:  Willow in yucca shadow It was so windy and the air was so bad this morning that Dr. K, Willow and I did only our regular hike. Not s...