Desert Road

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  • I have walked the desert with other people and without other people , but I have never walked the desert ... great unrequited love, my trying to take the desert's prickly heart into my own. ...
  • Miles of desert scruff may summon up only middle-of-nowhere feelings, but take a ... references to "ancient Joshua trees," for instance, and people will tell you of trees with ages upwards of 700 years. The trees can ... It's hard to determine Joshua trees' ages precisely, as their trunks lack annual rings, but based on the rate at which the trees ...
  • ... these neighborhoods together is the residents' pride in their fellow neighbors and the sense of community that is felt because of ... for the near future, but it is exciting to hear people explain thoughtful and clear visions of the river with an inspiring ...
  • You see it everywhere in the desert : mature shrubs with little plants of other species in their shade. [scald=32164:kl_image_original_context ... or clumsy ones. Many desert shrubs are sturdy and prickly enough to make it hard for an animal to get to the plants in ...
  • With their brilliant color and a sweet flavor reminiscent of watermelon, prickly pear fruits make an excellent ingredient for cocktails. ... an array of hues from orange to magenta and crimson. With their brilliant color and sweet flavor reminiscent of watermelon, the cactus ...
  • ... Warren/Flickr/Creative Commons License You're out in the desert , in your local botanic garden, or sitting in your eccentric neighbor's ... to be the succulent Euphorbias, some of which can take in people that would never mistake a yucca for a ... them. What these plants all have in common besides their fat juicy parts and their armaments is that most of them evolved in ...
  • ... which grows in just four patches in the Mojave Desert near Barstow, can do better in drought conditions than many other ... have boosted the milkvetch's population a bit through their propagation efforts, but not by much. Of 160 seedlings transplanted ...
  • ... that image might be troubles Rutten: Perhaps that is what people want: a Los Angeles in which the last distinctions between public and ... as Caruso is - of redefining citizens as "customers." That shows their lack of imagination. Customers have no moral obligations to ...
  • ... gas line south of San Francisco exploded, killing eight people and injuring dozens more, that same utility asked the State of ... Topock Maze, a 15-acre network of nested furrows in the desert pavement. The site was once much larger; even before the Topock ...
  • ... as common as liveoaks on the California coast. And most people seeing them don't realize that even the smaller clumps can be ... are one of the most common plants in the California desert . Desert travelers can recognize them readily: they look vaguely ...

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