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The Beauty of the Desert.


When I first moved to Scottsdale in 1997, all I saw was brown dirt. The longer I lived in the desert, the more the stunning beauty of it emerged.

This photo was taken in La Quinta, California earlier today looking west towards Santa Rosa mountain way off in the distant. In the foreground on the left is Eisenhower mountain, with the edge of Indio mountain on the right. The land I’m standing on is owned by Larry Ellison, so I better keep on hiking!