Weekly Wanderings #2 – Borrego Springs

Yes, it is odd to have rusted dinosaurs randomly placed around a town, but that's what we've got at Borrego Springs! Dinosaurs, saber tooth tigers, wooly mammoths, velociraptors on top of the horses, turtles, camels and bighorn sheep. All created by the late Ricardo Broceda.  Makes for fun photos. During our second week in Borrego Springs and the second week of Project Escape, we have visited … [Read more...]

Weekly Wanderings #1 – Borrego Springs

Last Friday, January 15th was the official start of Project Escape, our year long adventure to escape corporate America; the expensive and crowded state of California; and reorient our life a bit. January 1 would have been a much cooler date to start, but with our Thanksgiving trip to France (to explain to my mother-in-law what the hell we would be doing the next year); an unexpected return trip … [Read more...]

Death Valley for a Day

Knowing enough about Mr. Misadventures predilection for deserts and places with sandy rocks, I was not surprised when his suggestion for a trip to Las Vegas really meant, "let's check out Death Valley." We followed our normal routine, the same as when we go to places like Valley of Fire.  We flew into Las Vegas on a Friday evening in time to make it to Whole Foods before they close.  We picked … [Read more...]