“Tacho and I first met one day in June, in the gun shop across the street from the
Tacho and I first met one day in June, in the gun shop across the street from the
“Near the corral it was all cholla. As we set out up the ridge, prickly pear cacti
clustered close by the trail, first big flat green paddles, with buds hinting at
their lemon yellow blossoms, then smaller purple prickly pears, with flowers the
color of ripe peaches in the sun. Higher, tiny rainbow cactus and bright turquoise
pincushions sprung from cracks in the quartz rock of the ridge, their delicate flowers
hiding tiny barbed spines. Hedgehog cactus peeked from sheltered nooks where they
got more sun than wind.
What soil remained on the steep south face blended subtly from gray toward red the
higher we climbed. Hummingbirds defended their territory, startling the horses as
they flashed green and gold across the trail. Century plants danced overhead.
If snakes saw u pass, they stayed hidden and quiet.”
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