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Hike to Fortynine Palms Oasis

Joshua trees are known for their spiky leafed, branches reaching for the heavens are ubiquitous in most of Joshua Tree National Park, but not on this trail.   629 more words

Explore The Outdoors

Joshua Tree's Most Dangerous Hike

It’s Joshua Tree National Park’s most dangerous hike.  Not because of the extreme heat, rattlesnakes, or rugged terrain, but because of the “teddy bear” cactus.  It sounds cuddly, but it’s not.   575 more words

Swept Away With Jennifer Broome

A 'P.S.' to previous Salton Sea post

Wouldn’t ya know it, just days after publishing the previous post about the Salton Sea, i came across some marvelously relevant links, and remembered several images i missed the first time round. 118 more words

Road Trips American West

Following a Dream in 2017 - Day 93 of 100

The California desert had such beautiful surprises this spring because of all the rainfall. It was a real treat seeing so many flowers with my girlfriend when we went in March! 8 more words

Eleanor and Hank

My Aunt Eleanor and Uncle Hank moved to California before we moved to Colorado. It was always difficult to visit, but we managed a trip to California.  555 more words

California Desert


Saturday March 25

During the constant winter rains that we had in socal, one thought kept creeping up. It’s going to be one heck of a spring for wild flowers in the desert. 159 more words


2017 March Adventures: Joshua Tree Dry Lake, "See you later", & Yosemite

Can you believe March is nearly over?! It went by so quickly! March was a fun-filled month. It was filled with some emotional highs and definite emotional lows, with a close friend moving all the way across the globe. 585 more words