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Tiptoeing Across Salt Creek

March 22, 2016 // 38 Comments

  As we made our way from the wildflowers along Beatty Cutoff to 190, heading east out of Death Valley National Park, we noticed a significant number of cars stopped by [...]

A Flower Grows in Death Valley

March 15, 2016 // 24 Comments

I was in Monterey when I first heard about the impressive blooming going on in Death Valley. As you may have guessed from the name, you don’t really expect anything [...]

Ghost Towns: Amboy, California

February 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

  Amboy is an excellent example of one of the Route 66 ghost towns, only this one has a new owner, and it’s not going to go quietly. In fact, I probably should [...]

Ghost Towns: Kelso, California

February 24, 2014 // 2 Comments

  Thanks to an impromptu Valentine’s Day trip to the desert, I’m now fascinated with ghost towns — specifically the boom and bust towns that are [...]
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