Adventure Amidst the Joshua Trees

Last weekend I had a little adventure in the desert behind my house. There happened to be some Joshua Trees beyond a wash full of sand and rocks and random trash. I missed their blooms but there were these odd green fruits that I had no idea the trees were even capable of producing.

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What saddened me was the amount of trash that had accumulated in the wash. There was concrete, plastic bags, wood, even a tire. I know for a fact a huge number of people enjoy that desert area but do not clean up after themselves, making cute animals like the jackrabbit below had to live in a less than pristine environment:Image

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Hark! A Wasp!

I’m not sure if I’m becoming lazier or braver as I age, but wasps and bees freak me out less. The older I become the more ideas scare me like awkwardly running into old friends at restaurants, sweating out interviews, or forgetting to bring something.

On another tangent- the rose above reminds me of lollipops. The more photos I take, the more shapes I see in them- like watching clouds on an afternoon.

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Morning Photos

I took some photos of my garden this morning- that never happens! Anyways, I pity the garden; it’s become overgrown and weedy.

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Fire Sunsets

More Victorville sunset photos:

The longer you wait, the redder the sunset.

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