Morning Prose After a Storm

I wake up and wipe the dust off of my lips and out of my eyes. The storm overnight only brought the relief of rain for about an hour, after that, just wind. Wind strong enough to partially collapse my tent and fill it with a layer of fine sand. Wind strong enough to leave me feeling defeated enough to relinquish all efforts to try and control the situation. It’s been about a week since I last showered and the swirling menace that found its way through the fine mesh walls of my feeble home plastered my body, turning every exposed inch of it it […]

Anza – Borrego Desert Dinosaurs

Many of the prehistoric creatures that once roamed the Anza-Borrego Desert can still be found there today, as well as a few other creatures that may never have trod the same ground as those still standing. They draw a small crowd nonetheless. Two hours to the east of Southern California’s world famous beaches lies Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and the town of Borrego Springs. The park covers over 53,000 acres of preserved natural habitat, while the small town itself sits right in the middle of it. For the weary hiker or 4wheeler there are a number of places to rest your head, whether it be […]