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Sunday, August 21, 2022

After More Rain

Ocotillos on a hill
A little after 1 a.m. this morning the sky let loose with a tremendous downpour of rain.  The results of the storm were evident in the desert this morning as Dr. K, Willow, Frio and I did our regular hike.  Not only was the sand in numerous arroyos scarred by flooding, but the desert was even more green than yesterday.

Because of the heavy cloud cover and a very light breeze we all remained cool and collected during our outing.

After the trek we drove over to the PanAm Plaza to mail a few bills.

This & next:  Soaptree Yuccas and the Organ Mountains

Dayflowers in Soaptree Yucca leaves

Where rainwater flowed in LDR-A arroyo

Barrel Cactus in the long view

Frio and Willow heading down LDR-A

Could rain at any moment

Clouds shroud the Organ Mountains

Willow, Dr. K, Frio

Cloudy Organ Mountains

Green ridge west of the Organs

Another Barrel Cactus

Bit of blue sky

Ocotillo and the Organs

This & next:  same Barrel Cactus

Right Branch Arroyo


1 comment:

Dr. K said...

Nice photo of the beautiful Dayflowers in the Soaptree Yucca leaves. I've never seen so many Dayflowers in the desert; I love that color blue.

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