THE BEAUTY OF THE DESERT:
The desert often invokes images of a vast expanse, a timeless space of beauty, wonder and longing.
Some people come to the desert to commune with a higher power or the forces of nature. Indeed, for much poetry about the desert was an allegory for a spiritual quest.
Others come to witness natures spectacle at its finest, the forces of erosion, wind and water, thunderstorms, flash floods, bitter cold and broiling heat. The places where life clings and thrives, sometimes for only days, other times for centuries, other times for millennia and who knows, maybe for eternity .........................???