High Desert test Site at the Wonder Valley Institute Contemptorary Art

Miracles?!?! Disappearing curators at the edge of nowhere in a cabin on the high side of the Sheep Hole Pass in wonderland... the crew shows up at the final hour... miracle. Wonder Valley Institute is living up to the name, WONDER. I must say that Chris Veit's friends REALLY knocked themselves out hanging sheet rock … Continue reading High Desert test Site at the Wonder Valley Institute Contemptorary Art

double WORKSHOP madness … one HERE … one THERE …

The artist is pondering the idea of having the students help complete a part of the Tile House in the Wonder Valley workshop...

Gram Rabbit Plays Santa Barbara at Soho

WOW what the hell is wrong with me?!?!?!?!?! I've been so absorbed lately. I don't know how I failed to mention that my fiancé and I went to see Gram Rabbit a local Joshua Tree band...here in Santa Barbara. WOW we had fun. We (Shirley, Jill, Doug, Christian and Madison) danced and a great time … Continue reading Gram Rabbit Plays Santa Barbara at Soho

Rare desert mariposa lily.

This past weekend, my bml, or beautiful male lover, soon to be husband and I were at The Palms in Wonder Valley for the Wonder Valley Music Festival. We also got a chance to see the rare mariposa lily and witches hair (Cuscuta californica) a lovely firey orange parasite, in Joshua Tree National Park.

Acorn Woodpeckers… desert to the sea

Back in Santa Barbara after a lovely weekend in the desert for the Homestead Cabin  Festival at The Palms. The Sibley's were great. They played a new song... Shari Elf was jam-packed fun and The Hafler Duo sang their desert songs. Many of us got to create Homestead Cabins out of Graham Crackers and other … Continue reading Acorn Woodpeckers… desert to the sea