It’s Wild Flower Season – The Carrizo Plain

Mary I have spent four straight weekends chasing wildflowers this year (I think we are done).  Our last trip was 36 hours at the Carrizo Plain.  It was an awesome experience.  Here is what you might see (still).  Continue reading


Super-bloom in Death Valley Right Now

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Mary and I were in Death Valley last weekend and though we really wanted a flooded valley from El Nino rain, we got something as rare – a wild flower “super bloom”.  Because of good rains in December and a nice warm spell in late January and early February, the Desert Gold flowers have exploded.  This is the best wild flower season since 2005.  Here is what you might see. Continue reading