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Death Valley 2022

At the end of January I participated in a photography workshop in Death Valley National Park. The workshop, run by the Out of Chicago group and called the Out of Death Valley workshop involved about 100 participants and 16 to … Continue reading

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A Desert Botanical Garden

Recently I had an opportunity to visit Moorten Botanical Garden in Palm Springs. The garden features cactus, succulents and other plants found in various desert environments. The garden has an interesting history. According to their website it was created by … Continue reading

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Flowering Desert

During winter in the desert, talk often turns to the chance of rain in the forecast.  Will it cause flash flooding?  Will it be enough to bring some relief to the California drought?  But often the talk revolves around what … Continue reading

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Desert Waterfalls

Being a prairie boy from Alberta, I really didn’t associate waterfalls with deserts until we started spending winters in Southern California. Certainly deserts are very arid places.  But I have come to appreciate how much alive deserts really are.  Desert … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree Hike

A short 45 minute drive to Joshua Tree, CA left me time to enjoy the $4.99 Breakfast Special at the Joshua Tree Saloon before meeting up with my hiking companions at the Joshua Tree National Park Visitors Center. In the … Continue reading

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