I’m sorry but I’m in Phoenix, where the temperature is 107. The Albuquerque flight leaves at 4:50 pm, arrives an hour later. Dollar rent-a-car, three-hour drive to Aztec, flop at local dive. Aztec to Telluride will eat about three and 1/2 hours, give or take.

Houston sea, complete with waves and whitecaps.

Snapped in Venice.

Gate C7, Phoenix airport, 4:15 pm.