The humans went on Sunday to one of the harbingers of fall---a hot air balloon festival. This one was at White Sands National Monument, long professed by them as one of their favorite places. From the pictures, it must have been very cool.
|balloons rising above a dune|
|up up and away.....|
|a baloon shaped like an airplane|
|Smokey the Bear was there|
|alomg wih a cheeky, winking Klingon Kat|
Another sign of fall is their increased activity which usually means we get more time in the Nargle to train for assaults on the Klingon Kats. Recently they went to the Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park for a show about animals in the park. You can see those videos here. Our favorite is the javelina because Dweezil sort of loks like one, all the wiry hair......
But the most reliable portent of autumn is the behavior of the chihuahuas. These little Southwestern natives have been insisting on getting under the covers on the bed or the afghan on the sofa. As Anton Chico demonstrates, it doesn't take very cold temps for them to need their blankies....