As I had my head stuck into the engine compartment of one of the cars, rigging up an electronic rodent repeller, a neighbor walked by and said, “There’s a snake in the road here, pretty big one.” I walked out and there it was, but it was quite dead. Big puncture wound in its side. […]
I’m not exactly new to the desert. But there are some things you only learn when you live here. You just don’t run into them when you visit. Like, for instance, RATS WILL EAT YOUR CAR. For the past couple weeks, I’ve noticed some people on the street had their car hoods up. Like, all […]
Out behind the house. I’ve never seen Ocotillo flowers before, hence the pictures.
My sister had reservations and they just emailed her saying they were canceling them. Well, what can you do? Here’s a picture of a fat spring quail.
Some day-after-Christmas snow in Joshua Tree. Pictures don’t really do it justice. It’s been snowing for almost five hours, and even though the temperature is around 36 or 37, the snow is staying put and piling up.
When I came to California in 1984 my friend and ex-bandmate Jeff, from Minnesota, was already here, and he kept saying, “You’ve got to go out to the desert, man, come on, let’s go to the desert,” and I thought, what kind of idiot purposely goes to the desert? I pictured what everyone who’s never […]