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Day: March 19, 2018

Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree

On Thursday morning I drove east on the 10 past the stretch of Los Angeles suburban sprawl until the malls faded into gas stations and the houses thinned to shacks and sheds. Once in the open desert on the other side of Riverside county I realized I forgot the annual national parks pass we’d purchased in sequoia last spring. A warning, perhaps? When civilization whittled to nothing and the last turbine faded from view, an oasis appeared on the horizon. At…

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