of my NM based existence.
Two weeks ago these tiny cones were not open. But they were damn near vibrating they were so ready to pop.
Today, they are most definitely open and spreading demon Juniper seed into the air, afflicting me with the dreaded spring seasonal allergies. Dammit.
Seen while on a hike at Tsankawi, part of Bandelier National Monument,
More photos from that day here
55 minutes ago