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California Here We Are!

Heading to Borrego Springs via RT 78 South we drove through the southern end of the North Algodones Dunes Wilderness near Glamis, California.  Approximately 45 miles long by 6 miles wide the most popular theory of the dune’s origins is sands blown in from the long ago and long gone, very large Lake Cahuilla. 457 more words

Travels

2015 Borrego Springs 600K Brevet

“I’ll never do another Willie ride”
-Michael Bratkowski

Willie Hunt designed and hosted this audacious 600K (377mile) ride that made a huge loop from the coast, along the… 1,070 more words

Ride Report

Why Did the Serpent Cross the Road?

Why did the Serpent Cross the Road?

The serpent rose from the desert floor and ribboned across the road, towering over us.  Its dragon-like head bared fangs and spike-like teeth, frozen in mid-roar. 460 more words

On The Road

In search of wildflowers: Don't blame the Toms 

Last I left off we were in Borrego Springs, the kind of place that is so remote and small that you intentionally have to be going there. 553 more words

Moments In Life

The Flying Nun

Remember about a month ago I wrote about one of the two most outrageous adventures that I have had on the TW200.  Well, I think it’s time I tell you the story about the time I earned the nickname “The Flying Nun” by my fellow T-dubbers. 594 more words

Roadsides & Rides Report

Whine Free Wildflower Photography!

Today The Husband and I did something we have never done. We went on a long drive to go hiking in the Anza Borrego State Park lands in the desert… without the teenagers. 529 more words

Family

The Summer Bristlecone Workshop and Desert Flowers

Well first, from the shameless commercialism division… I was able to schedule dates for this year’s Ancient Bristlecone Pines Photo Workshop.  It will be July 9-12, 2015.  312 more words