The Red Carpet Comes to Yucca Valley “Free” Film Festival

Yucca Valley will be hosting a FREE film festival, The 1st Annual Yucca Valley Film Festival.  This will be your chance to walk the red carpet.  Of course as lovers of the Mojave Desert we often see a carpet of flowers blooming in the spring, all for free.  Now in the fall we also have […]

It’s a Lensbaby, Baby

I have to admit it, I love my Lensbaby. I know it is probably not logical to “love” an inanimate object, so I suppose I should qualify my original statement. I love what my Lensbaby can do and how it affects an image and yes, how it inspires me. After taking several shots of people, […]

Kakurega In The Mojave Desert

I remember the first time I saw it, back in the 1970’s I was driving north up California Highway 395 between the towns of Lone Pine and Independence.  On the west side of the road were the relics of something that seemed important in the past. Driving past these ruins to go to some other […]

Anza Borrego DSP Closed to Vehicular Access

UPDATE (March 31, 2020):  ABDSP is temporarily closed to vehicular access. The park remains open for locals who wish to walk, hike and bike (in parks with bike trails) in the park, provided they practice social/physical distancing of 6 feet or more. This is not the time for a road trip to a destination park […]

California State Park Link to Updated Closures Due to COVID-19

UPDATE (March 31, 2020): In an effort to prevent visitation surges and help stop the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), State Parks has taken the following temporary safety measures to date: closed some parks, meaning all trails and restrooms within these parks are closed; closed vehicular access at remaining parks, including for off-highway vehicle riding; […]

California State Parks Closes Vehicular Access at All State Parks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California State Parks today announced it is temporarily closing vehicle access at all 280 state parks to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). On Saturday, many state parks once again experienced visitation surges that made it impossible for the public to implement appropriate social/ physical distancing practices. During this pandemic disease, every […]