30. September 2013 · Comments Off on Cool Reception · Categories: Places · Tags: ,

The desert cools off overnight once the monsoon humidity is gone, last night the temp dropped 30 degrees within hours. So an early walk finds various creatures who aren’t ready to carpe their diem. The tarantula heaved a slight sigh as I approached, then went back to heat-preserving clumped-up rest mode, while the snake was basking and wasn’t moving anything except its tongue.