It’s been a busy week, and we’ve lost some of our hiking momentum. We also have a lot of preparations to do for our July hike, like buying dehydrated food. We combine our two needs and muster a hike to Wild Oats with empty backpacks, which we fill with bulk bags.
Our minds have also been occupied with a tragic failed helicopter rescue in the same area we hiked through last weekend. It’s a strange, sad story, and the way it was discovered didn’t make much sense during the week. Now the facts are starting to converge, but there are still a lot questions lingering (for us, anyway). Mostly though, we can’t help but vividly envision the scenario in a place we just left.
In less weighty news, our blooming neighborhood agave has sprouted a bit a the top of it’s stalk: