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Ocotillo: Featured in Flickr Explore

Big news; Flickr’s inscrutable algorithm has just chosen both of these images for Flickr Explore. It’s an exciting day for ocotillo everywhere!

Our upcoming & much-anticipated trip to Zion, Bryce and the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument has gotten shoved back to spring of 2018. 104 more words

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1930’s tower.

When I stood up, a coyote about 12 feet away lumbered off into the brush.

Not a small bobcat track.

Old shacks.

Someone could make this work. 346 more words

California Stories


 For this post: back to Salvation Mountain, Niland, CA. There are 7 or 8 vehicles at this crazy, wonderfully offbeat artistic ode to God, His love and, the Bible.

Black And White

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.   635 more words

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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