Ephemeral

Graffiti is not meant to last. Sprayed and painted outdoors, it inevitably succumbs to the patient and constant action by the natural elements and/or to the abrupt and unanticipated deeds of other people.  Under the sun and rain, the colorful images eventually fade away...

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Travel Journal: Indian Canyons

Not sufficiently awed by the Joshua Tree National Park, we went local and stayed in Palm Springs. The 120 mile round trip was not worth being repeated. Instead, we headed to Indian Canyons, but only after having checked the web for trail conditions. I had already discarded the Tahquitz Canyon, where the old Frank Capra’s movie Lost Horizon was shot (have you seen it?).

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Travel Journal: Joshua National Park

Third day down the road and only now the urge to write a daily journal has hit. Three is indeed a charm! Today has been an exceptional day.  Dutiful to our morning hiking my son and I set the alarm to 7 AM. One hour later we were already parking the car at the head of the Andreas Canyon trail, some five miles south of Palm Springs.

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