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You probably missed it ...

You probably missed it …

Unless you caught the full program on TV, you might have missed how “Together We Thrive, Tucson&America” moved people to tears, cheers and standing ovations.

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Happy Year of the Rabbit!

Happy Year of the Rabbit!

“Let there be peace, and let it begin with me.”

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Dreams of the Desert

Dreams of the Desert

Coming back from the desert and riding up in the elevator to the 24th floor of Building #4 in Osaka, Japan, I would half expect, half imagine the doors would open on one of the places I’d visited.

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Desert Stories: Organ Pipe National Monument

Desert Stories: Organ Pipe National Monument

This is the third of three short videos I made in the ’90s where I visit Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and “contemplate the nature of the universe.”

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Desert Stories: Amboy, California

Desert Stories: Amboy, California

This is the second of three short videos I made in the ’90s and starts with the drive north out of Twentynine Palms, California, over Sheep Hole Pass to Amboy.

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Desert Stories: Joshua Tree National Park

Desert Stories: Joshua Tree National Park

This is the first of three short videos I made in the ’90s and shows the Jimenez family rock climbing in Joshua Tree National Monument, now Joshua Tree National Park.

Cleaning Up the Salt Farm

Cleaning Up the Salt Farm

If you grow salt and you harvest salt, it must be on a salt farm, right? Nope, it’s at a salt mine which doesn’t make much sense, but such is life.

Growing Salt at Danby Lake

Growing Salt at Danby Lake

While some may call it mining, the people at Danby Lake in the Mojave desert say they’re growing salt. Seems strange until you understand the process where salt actually grows.

Aguila Aviation Archeology

Aguila Aviation Archeology

David Trojan asked if I knew of any military crash sites in Aguila. I didn’t but it sounded interesting so I spent a day with him reviewing an existing site, visiting another and looking for a third.

Midland, California

Midland, California

After I’d returned from my journey down the Midland Road from Rice to Blythe, I searched for more information on Midland, the ghost town I’d found, and learned that it had been a company town owned by U.S. Gypsum.