Friday 5/17 Death Valley, CA (The following paragraph should maybe be an aside but it was important to 5/17 and the days since so it goes here) Oh Tyler, you sweet sweet boy, you’ve done it again. I think I found Goblin and Bastard too early, so for a long time Tyler wasn’t so much … Continue reading The Daily – Eager Igor
Thursday 5/16 Carmel-by-the-Sea to Lake Isabella , CA We write of the days in the car as though they are lost. There are no pictures and no event, no places and no people. These days are not lost to me though, they are simply lost to words, and time. I don’t remember which day we … Continue reading The Daily – Vrooms not Dooms
Saturday 5/11- Wednesday 5/15 Carmel-by-the-sea, CA En route to Carmel, Slugger truly showed us the meaning of haste. 5/12 is the anniversary of a certain maternal units birthing, and as 5/11 was the date of her return to Carmel-by-the-sea CA, a surprise airport visit was in order. This meant some speed through Southern California, and … Continue reading The Daily – Caramel?
Friday 5/10 Joshua Tree National Park, CA to Angeles National Forest, CA Joshua Tree is a rather warm dry thing, but, as the saying goes, the winds of change are Slugger’s deranged chemical exchange. So, it should be no surprise that our Joshua Tree morning was the park’s first rain in several months. As any … Continue reading The Daily – Josh Slosh
Friday, May 10 Thursday 5/9 Phoenix, AZ - Joshua Tree National Park, CA Dawn brought no fiery rebirth for Phoenix, but the week had cleared the hump, and we had sixish hours of driving to do, so we accepted free kale juice when offered. Between Arizona and California there is one essential stopping point - … Continue reading The Daily – Greenie Meanie
Canyon Lake, AZ to Phoenix, AZWednesday 5/8 After the artsy cutesy of Silver City and the cutesy hipdy of Tuscon, our hopes for Phoenix were high, and that was our demise. Art Gallery Grace of Silver City warned us that we were Tuscon people, not Phoenix people, but we did not heed sufficiently. We splishsplashed … Continue reading The Daily – Phuck
Saguaro National Park Monday 5/6 I was dragged to enough museums as a child to develop a deep appreciation for them. My appreciation is rarely as deep as the steep prices these days, but the Desert Museum was an exception. With recommendations from trusted advisors and less trustworthy strangers, we shoveled over the forty odd … Continue reading The Daily – Zoozeums