THE DESERT: A Love Story In Three Acts [ACT 2]

THE DESERT: A Love Story In Three Acts [ACT 2]

ACT TWO The Mojave lit a fire; straight away, I knew I wanted to visit Joshua Tree National Park. I needed more of those freaky trees, more of that eerie quiet, more pastel twilight vistas. After spending most of the…

THE DESERT: A Love Story In Three Acts [Act 1]

THE DESERT: A Love Story In Three Acts [Act 1]

PROLOGUE This love story begins with a very full bladder. So full, in fact, that while shooting across Interstate 10 at unconscionable speeds, I began to alternate between crying and hallucinating. Earlier I’d shrugged off the sign somewhere after Phoenix…

Manifest Destination

Manifest Destination

I’m climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. No, wait—this is how I actually feel about it: I’M CLIMBING MT. KILIMANJARO!!!!!!!!!! One thing I am not doing, however, is conquering it, despite various accounts, brochures, guidebooks, websites, and general proclamations that I will do…