First Day of Autumn

I can’t imagine a better way to celebrate the first day of autumn than to hike up one of the many trails in the Sandia Mountains. It will be a couple of weeks before we see the golden colors of the aspen and cottonwood trees. But the timing today was perfect for enjoying the beautiful displays of the feathery pink seed heads on the Apache plume shrubs along the trail.

Goal of this hike was a trail intersection in the saddle up ahead.
View south to village of Tijeras.
Turnaround point. Several more miles of climbing to reach the Crest. Another day.

Author: bjregan

Enjoying retirement activities. Main goals for retirement are to stay spiritually, physically, mentally and emotionally healthy.

2 thoughts on “First Day of Autumn”

  1. Very nice pictures. Iā€™m glad that you got to connect with family and visit. Looking forward to your book when you publish it detailing the family history. šŸ˜‰

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