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To Kill a Mockingbird

When we moved to Borrego Springs around 16 months ago, there were a pair of mockingbirds that frequented the backyard looking for insects. The male was particularly flashy and had a big personality and in retrospect, I don’t think he had ever encountered a cat before Callie came along. 423 more words


Off-roading in Coyote Canyon, Anza Borrego State Park

Michael, Callie, my brother Tom and his wife Frances and I went off-roading this morning to Coyote Canyon in Anza Borrego State Park. It is autumn now but we had a lovely rainstorm about 2 weeks ago and the red ocotillo took no time at all to leaf out and in some cases have even bloomed. 317 more words


Extending an Olive Branch

Before moving to Borrego Springs, California, Callie had free rein of the outside world. I was always vigilant about keeping her in at night but allowed her to explore her surroundings during the daytime. 526 more words


17 Palms Oasis View

This pic shows the beautiful desert view looking north from the 17 Palms Oasis in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.

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Rock and rolling on earth

Meanwhile, California Fault Lines And The Area Around Yellowstone Are Shaking Like Crazy
Sounds as though mother has an indigestion issue. Looking at other clusters of earthquakes over time and place would be interesting. 10 more words


Hawk Canyon

A beautiful place for primitive camping is Hawk Canyon in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.  The sandstone cliffs are salmon colored and an unusual shade of green, and were once part of a ancient marine environment.   25 more words


Dinosaurs in the Desert!

These are but two of the many dinosaur sculptures by Ricardo Breceda located in Galleta Meadows in Borrego Springs.  Kinda cool to look across the desert and see a couple of T-Rex.   15 more words