The Joshua Tree Southern Railroad Museum and Narrow Gauge Railroad===== All Aboard…..

In the Mojave Desert, on the south side of Joshua Tree, just a half-mile or so from the main road that leads to the Joshua Tree National Park, tucked away in a canyon, almost hidden from the one million plus visitors that drive by every year sits a very interesting, inconspicuous place. It is the […]

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George Washington’s Nephew in the Mojave Desert?

Imagine trying to make a name for yourself when your uncle is referred to as the Father of our Country.  Colonel Henry Washington did a pretty good job of making a name for himself and also for naming many places in California. I guess you could call him the father of our County, actually many […]

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UPDATE 9/28/2014: Gram Theft Burrito or Gram Theft Byrd – You Decide?

UPDATE 9/28/2014 This particular blog about Gram Parsons has been interesting to say the least, intended to only be one story has now turned into three.  After I first wrote the first leg of this story about a year later I got the crime-scene-photo from a friend, then I updated this blog with the pixelated […]

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I Love the U2 Album “The Joshua Tree”, Do U2? Let’s Trek Across The Mojave And Find Out About Their “Harmony”

This blog, The Mojo on the Mojave is about things that are located or happening in the Mojave Desert, part of this story lies outside the Mojave’s reaches but we will touch on the entire bus trip that the Irish rock band U2 took before they released the album that was destined to be called […]

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Non-Native (and a few native) Mojave Desert Flora

It is spring time in the Mojave Desert and  it is time to plant trees and bushes.  In my almost 40 years living in the upper reaches of the Mojave Desert above 3500 feet, I have tried to plant many things.  The biggest obstacle to my success of my non-native vegetation was planting a tree […]

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