Anza-Borrego: Mine Wash

  This post is Part 3 in a series Part 1: Anza-Borrego Visitor Center Part 2: Anza-Borrego: The Slot Having stopped at the visitor center to gather the latest wildflower information and get our bearings, and having hiked The Slot, we were eager to accomplish the original goal of our day trip to the desert: …

Wishing the Best!

Wishing everyone the best this holiday weekend... no matter where in the world you are! Happy Easter, Semana Santa (to my friends in Spain) and Passover to all my friends and family across the nation and around the world. Hoping you all were able to connect and spend quality time with loved ones.  We hosted an …

Anza-Borrego: The Slot

This post is the second in a series. The first highlighted the Anza-Borrego Desert Visitor Center. How did we ever manage before Google Maps? The turnoff road from the highway was only a 20-minute drive from the visitor center, but without Google Maps, we definitely would have driven right past it. There was no sign, …

Anza-Borrego: Sun & sand… but not what you’re thinking

Seeking a brief day trip, last weekend we headed to Anza-Borrego Desert state park. I was in need of some shutter time with my Canon EOS Rebel and the desert bloom was just the ticket. Flowering plants typically bloom annually in the spring here, but every 10 to 20 years comes a “super bloom”... an …