Along I-40 I had to pull off to the side of the road to get a glimpse of a plant. I was fairly sure it was Yucca brevifolia, a Joshua Tree. It is a signature plant of the Mojave Desert, and is as far as I know naturally absent from the Sonoran Desert area around [...]
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Hard not to think of the quiet parts of this song staring out into the desert as the sun begins to slant into the horizon. See the sun rise over her skin Don’t change it. See the sun rise over her skin Dawn changes everything. Mississippi and the cotton wool heat Sixty-six – a highway [...]
If you want to know what it’s like up here, this is about right. No horses though, and only one person. And no musical instruments, only an axe and a saw. But I will sing this song as I work tomorrow, I promise.