The dunes at White Sands, New Mexico are speckled with fall colored shrubs. Oranges, reds, and vibrant greens pop out against a snow-white backdrop. One expects to mount a dune and discover the light blue waters of an ocean. Instead one only finds more mounds of white encircled by craggy brown desert mountains.
The land is dry and the sun is hot. The reflected light off the dunes blinds our eyes and our feet pound against the cool sand. It is a good day. Continue reading “Sledding Down Sand Dunes”