Did Chris herd Bernie?

A few days before Thanksgiving, before the weather turned quite cold and dawn lost its normal dramatic color, I saw Chris herd Bernie. So surprised I didn’t think to take a photo. It happened this way. Twice each day my dogs liked to explore the desert. Our current spot provided many opportunities. There existed hundreds …

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Maybe next time

Saturday, November 24, 2018, the temperature finally climbed to 72 degrees at four in the afternoon. I’d taken Bernie and Chris to the desert about seven that morning. At that time the overcast sky provided no great opportunity to capture photos. The fifty-two-degree temperature didn’t help. The dogs didn’t exhibit a lot of enthusiasm with …

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Hidden in plain sight (for millions of years)

I am Picacho Peak.  Although seven other ‘picacho’ were mentioned in this area, the Anza Expedition first recorded me as a prominent landmark in 1774. Picacho is Spanish for ‘big peak’ so picacho can describe any mountain.  My recorded history positioned me at 22 million years old, four times older than the Grand Canyon located …

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