On survey and site assessment, in Pinal County a couple of weeks ago I went down!
I was walking along on level ground.
Someone called my name.
I looked up and the next thing I knew I was flat down.
Literally, face down on the desert floor!
Slowly I did a ‘systems’ check.
I heard a voice yell out, “Is she breathing?”
“I am ok,” I whispered rather dazed.
Now getting up was another thing.
I couldn’t just get up!
I had to slither backwards on my belly until the “you are clear” was said.
I had fallen between two prickly pear cacti and apparently ‘brushed’ them.
I was covered with cacti thorns: arms, shoulders, thighs, belly and my chin!
It took some doing but we got the thorns out – sorta, mosta!
I was on my way again.
Looking down and