Lovely, well that would be one way to describe both the weather and my current thoughts on the future. There is a serious thrill running through my mind because I just viewed the rough cut of our video. My friend Brent filmed it, and we will work on the final editing together. The reason I’m excited is because it is inching us closer and closer to starting our little project.
Part of the inching forward is a trip to Joshua Tree. The trip is something Andrea and I have been wanting to do anyway, but the bonus is that Brent and his wife (Danielle) are coming, too. While we are there, we are going to get some footage of us at Joshua Tree. And yes, I will be bringing some beer along and making sure that the footage finds its way into the video.
Although this is a brief update, I think it’s an exciting one. Maybe I can get a snippet of video from the trip posted in a day or two.
You’re willingly camping in the High Desert… Anyway, I lived in 29 Palms for 6 years so I know the conditions of the area pretty well, and it doesn’t make sense to me why someone would want to sleep outside there.
I did my fair share of jogging, climbing and hiking while I lived there and it is a wonderful place. However, I also had my fair share of ‘encounters’ during those same activities.
Rattle snakes, coyotes, and even a mountain lion or two.
I will say, though, if you’re up at night and you hear the coyotes and they suddenly stop, get scared, very scared.
Also, mountain lions aren’t as timid as you think they are, I had two (paw prints found by my door the next morning) visitors come up to the front door of my house.
Enjoy your stay and be wary of the big kitties.
May 23rd, 2011 at 3:55 pm
Thanks for the comment. I suppose we are a little off kilter by wanting to stay there. However, I have to say it is a lovely place and it reminded me that are all types of beauty…even really arid ones.