Saturday, November 24, 2012

1939/dates/Ash Meadows

Bighorn Sheep at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada

China Ranch Date Farm in Tecopa, CA - yummy dates!

Ash Meadows NWR

Jeanette in her 1939 costume at Scotty's Castle

Reservoir at Ash Meadows NWR, Nevada

Water in the Desert!  This spring puts out 2400 gallons of water a minute!  Nice home for desert pupfish

Sunset at Ash Meadows

Saturday, November 10, 2012

My new home - Death Valley

Jeanette and her new ranger friends 282 feet below sea level

Salt flats on the bottom of Death Valley

Sea level marker about 300 feet above Badwater Basin

Keane Wonder gold mine (abandoned and dangerous!)

My new office - Death Valley Scotty's Castle

Charcoal kilns

One of my new favorite types of pine tree, Bristlecone Pine

Bristlecone pine on top of Telescope Peak (highest peak in park)

Jeanette with her new friend, a Bristlecone pine tree
For my daddy - 20 mule team borax wagon