For the first time in months we felt obligated to bring water along for the "O"s, and they appreciated the gesture, both drinking during several shady breaks.
It was 85F when we got home just after 9 a.m., and it's already 99F now (2:25 p.m.). Welcome to the northern Chihuahuan Desert in late June.
|Artsy Desert Marigold|
|This & next: juvenile Northern Mockingbird|
|Willow and Frio|
|Whitethorn Acacia in Right Branch Arroyo|
|Frio and Willow|
|Last 2: Roadrunner|