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Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Hump Day Solo with Heelers

Sky was filled with contrails
I was on my own with the Heelers this morning.  Because the Bassets had undoubtedly been down LDR-A ahead of us--and Willow was crazed by their scent--we began bushwhacking eastward toward the Organs before we'd even reached LDR-A arroyo.

Got quite a bit of cross country trekking through the desert before we reached the left branch arroyo.  From there we did our usual hike.  I kept my eye out for our coyote friend, but never saw him.

I don't know whether Wednesday is an especially busy traveling day, but the sky was absolutely filled with jet contrails.

After the outing we drove over to our small post office to mail a bill.

Soaptree and the mountains

Soaptree and the flank of Tortugas

Desert between here and the Organs

Soaptrees east of the city

Dry brush technique

Three wise men

This & next 2:  Soaptrees south of Tortugas



"O"s onto something

Bushwhacking toward the mountains

Soaptree in the left branch arroyo

This & next:  Soaptree on the ridge


Willow and Frio

Soaptrees on a hill west of the Organs

Must be Soaptree Yucca day

"O"s at rest

Curve-billed X

 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I really like the image of the Three Wise Men.

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