Tag Archives: Desert

Offbeat L.A. ROAD TRIP: The Clown Motel in Tonopah, Nevada

The desert winds, warm and caressing, whisper secrets as they blow across the sun-bleached Western Nevada landscape. This terrain is a place for loners and outcasts, a final resting place for slowly rusting abandoned vehicles, a location where cold-blooded serial … Continue reading

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Me So Thorny and Other Tales of the California Drought

On April 1, 2015, Governor Brown issued an Executive Order mandating a 25 per cent reduction in water use for all urban water users. Violating the mandate may result in a fine of $500 per day. Xeriscaping is an obvious … Continue reading

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Coachella 2012 Part 1 – PreHistory

Contributed by Dave Travis Back when I was in college in the late 80’s, one of my jobs was as a roadie for the band Celebrity Skin. My boss was their manager Rick VanSanten.   I met Rick when I … Continue reading

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