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Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Trading Low Country for High

Organ Mountains
Dr. K, Willow, Frio and I did our normal hike this morning before returning home to finish packing for our trip to the high country, where we are now.

About an hour after we got up here it started raining.  Thunder, lightning and brief heavy rain all combined to scare the crap out of Willow.  It still looks as if it could keep raining for quite a while.

Obviously it's much cooler up here, and all of us appreciate the change of weather.

This & next:  northern sky

View from the left branch

This & next 2:  Fishhook Barrel Cactus

Torrey Yuccas

This & next:  Organ Mountains closeup

This & next 3:  Queen butterfly

This & next:  Willow and Frio at rest

Inside the right branch

This & next 2:  Tortugas and the Organ Mountains

Twin-Leaf Senna


1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I really like the second image of the Queen Butterfly.

Abbreviated Outing

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