Keys View

Always game for a scenic overlook, I was excited to find that Joshua Tree National Park was home to Keys View where landmarks such as Coachella Valley, the San Andreas Fault and the Salton Sea are visible. On clear days, Mexico’s Signal Mountain, approximately 90 miles away, is visible. Located 21 miles south of the … More Keys View

The Desert

“I don’t see the desert as barren at all; I see it as full and ripe. It doesn’t need to be flattered with rain. It certainly needs rain, but it does with what it has, and creates amazing beauty.” – Joy Harjo.

Joshua Tree Memorial

In spite of the expense and grief ridden decision making process, funerals are fairly cut and dry quiet affairs; thoughtful and loving farewells to family and friends hopefully resting in peace. Logically then, the story of Gram Parsons’ should have ended with his death in Room 8 of the Joshua Tree Inn. For those who … More Joshua Tree Memorial