The sun explodes behind the Organ Mountains.
The action of water and soil.
The action of light and shadow…a cool 62F / 17C morning low with low humidity didn’t hurt, either, especially this time of year.
Golds, olives, and green mounds. Distant, low hills.
If it’s any consolation, when it dries out this time of year, we get hot in the afternoon – it was almost 100F / 38C at 3 pm.