I haven’t posted much these past months…. well, actually I’ve only posted twice since the beginning of last July. I’m on a mission to fix that. I hope you’ll all hang in there with me! I left the Pacific Northwest
There Be Critters in the Desert!
No matter where you go, there’s bound to be critters around, especially if you’re out in the boonies somewhere, or in a campground, or even in your own backyard. Sometimes those critters are ones known to us and other times,
The Ocotillos are Blooming ~ and They’re Gorgeous!
One of my all-time favorite desert blooms is the ocotillo. Tall and reaching for the sky, the dead-looking branches fill up with little bright green leaves, and the tips sprout these gorgeous brilliant red flowers that stand out against the
Scenes from a Desert ~ Out Geocaching in Quartzsite, Arizona
A couple of weeks ago, over the period of a couple of days, I found thirty geocaches. (It’s not really as spectacular as it might sound – my all-time record in one day is 84, found in New Mexico at
Quartzsite in March ~ What to Do in an Almost-Ghost Town
If you’ve ever been to Quartzsite, Arizona, in any January, you would never recognize it today. The huge RV lots with hundreds of monster-sized high-dollar all-the-bells-and-whistles motor homes, trailers and fifth-wheels, are gone, empty asphalt slabs now in their place.
Let’s End This Accidental Hiatus
It’s been almost three months since I last posted anything I wrote. Oh yeah, there’s that Christmas message with the Christmas tree I designed on my iPhone, but I think that was just some attempt at convincing myself I was
There’s a New Labyrinth Near Quartzsite, Arizona
There’s a new labyrinth out in the desert just outside Quartzsite, Arizona. Conceived by Ella and built mostly by her own efforts over the course of a week or so, along with a few volunteers who placed a rock or