slot canyon in the Valley of Fire State Park

Slot Canyon in the Valley of Fire 2020.5

I wish I remembered how we got here. I believe it was during our walk to or from the White Domes (I’ll leave that for another post). The slot canyons in the Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada…

palm tree leaf

Symmetry in Nature 2020.4

I am always amazed at nature. Nature so effortlessly creates patterns and symmetry that are beautiful and efficient at the same time. A lot of times as we hurry through our lives we miss the simple beauty that is…

Fire Wave in the Valley of Fire 2020.3

I grew up in a densely populated urban area. Wide landscape views were rare. So when I discovered the deserts, I was hooked. Sweeping views in all directions and colors that I had never imagined in nature. Last year…

palm springs wind turbines

Palm Springs Wind Turbines 2020.2

As you leave Los Angeles towards Palm Springs on Interstate 10 you know you are close once you see the wind turbines (windmills) towering on both sides of the highway. The largest of the wind turbines are about 160…