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Cottontop cactus

When I got out of my car for the first time in California’s Joshua Tree National Park on November 5th last year and walked into the desert a short distance, I soon caught sight of this red cactus, the likes of which I’d never seen. 36 more words

Nature Photography

Joshua Tree National Park

near Palm Springs, California


an old Joshua tree

As a Mississippi girl, I can readily identify kudzu, cotton, soy beans, and peanut plants – a Joshua tree…..not so much! 592 more words

Travel Review

Wandering Around America One State at a Time - California

State 5:

Welcome to the next post in my series highlighting states we have visited throughout the years. I hope you will enjoy coming along for the ride! 504 more words


Joshua Tree National Park

My First Desert Storm For a guy from New Jersey, the the power of the desert is very impressive. It is a harsh environment that requires strength to survive, let alone thrive in.

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A new year in otherworldly Joshua Tree

Since January 2nd was an official holiday, my family and I decided to make the most of it by going to Joshua Tree National Park… 793 more words


Mark's Place

The Mojave saw the Mormons on their way
to sainthood, and a simple life with many wives.
They named the native cactus for a tree – 629 more words