It was pretty chilly today and only made it into the mid-50s, but the humidity was low, and it's sunny, so I'm comfortable with a light jacket.
I took a break today from being at the Bosque all day long and took some time off from having fun taking pictures to work on some of the images I've already taken. Unfortunately, the photos have been piling up. I find that when I'm staying at the Bosque all day, it's too easy to find something to take a picture of, and worse, most of the people there are photographers, so it's all too easy to get involved in lengthy conversations about our hobbies, or some cases, livelihoods. Either way, I end up with pictures that need fixing, but I'm too busy taking them and getting further behind with my fixing.
Today, I talked to someone who likes boondocking in Pie Town, New Mexico. I've heard of Pie Town before, and I even knew there was free boondocking at Pie town, but I didn't realize that they make and sell pies in Pie Town. I guess it makes sense, but I had always figured that pie was somebody's name and wasn't necessarily named after the only business in town. But anyway, they said the boondocking was good there, and it's only about 100 miles from where I'm at, so wherever I go when I leave the Bosque, I will probably stop in Pie Town and boondock long enough to eat a pie or two.
Every few hours a trillion 300 million billion snow geese, for reasons known only to themselves, jump off the ground, take off, and fly around in a big circle for a few minutes and then land approximately where they were to start with.
Maybe their bored, maybe their flippers go to sleep and this is how they wake them up, or maybe they just want a new view, I can relate to that. But whatever the reason is it's interesting to watch, and all those wings flapping makes a sound you wouldn't believe... And this isn't even half of them