Tales from the field #26

For various reasons I do a lot of trips to the east end of the Coachella Valley.  Shows in Indian Wells, Indio, La Quinta and the studio I work with in La Quinta.  I take Highway 86 north until just past county line and then turn off and go through the fields.  The route is a pleasant drive in the country through fields of various crops and citrus and palm groves.

The drive home is equally pleasant, but one highlight for me is the concept that from that area, directions to my house include the instruction ‘Turn right at the tinsel bicycle’.

road intersection with tinsel bicycle

It has gathered more tinsel over the years. I don’t know why it’s there. Art or memorial?  No clue.

Collapse of an eco-system and the last superhero.

reflectingpoolchange

I’m not usually an openly political person – this is something of a political posting, but more of an ecological item, not party politics.  If you live anywhere in North or Central America, this could affect you.

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