Day 943: Flight South to Elephant Butte Lake Dam

I’ve been fighting a fever for the last couple days, which culminated with me waking up in the middle of the night with a fever of 101.6.  This morning, my temperature was normal, so I launched flight #99:

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I flew south towards the dam:

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The terrain became mountainous, so I stayed above the road as it would be my only landing option in the event of an engine failure:

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The Elephant Butte Lake Dam:

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Heading back:

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The landing:

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My fever returned after breakfast, and M is coming down with this illness as well, so we stayed home while Trish and B went into Truth or Consequences to do some shopping, do the laundry, refill the propane, and fill up my PPG fuel can:

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Day 942: Flying to Kettletop
Day 944: North to Socorro

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