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Sunday, November 5, 2023

Big Time Heat Up

1st 3:  morning sky and Ocotillos
50F when Dr. K, Willow, Frio and I started off this morning; cooler than we anticipated due to cloud cover.

We did our usual hike with the Heelers off lead for most of the way; they were very well behaved, not even chasing a jackrabbit that popped out of the underbrush very near to them.

We took a short drive after the trek noticing all the houses for sale in various neighborhoods.  Is is a buyers or sellers market these days?



Tortugas and the Organs

Emphasis on sky

Trail through the desert

This & next:  the "O"s


Stately Soaptree Yucca

This & next 3:  Heelers goeth and Heelers cometh




Tortugas and the Organs

Soaptree in the left branch

Small Fishhook Barrel Cactus with ripe fruit

Larger barrel cactus

Frio and Willow

Sky

Green Fishhook Barrel Cactus fruit

Tortugas and the Organs

Mama barrel and babies

Distant rider

This & next:  Soaptree and sky


Road and sky

This & next:  distant view of Tortugas and the Organs


Last 2:  clearing toward the northwest


 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I love the images of the dynamic clouds and sky, and also the cute photos of our Heelers. And you got a good shot of the horseback rider in the distance.

Hump Day Hawk

Tortugas and the Organs We got a fairly early start this morning so it wasn't hot at all:  62F.  The cloud cover helped the temperature ...