The Northern Rim

This past season I was able to spend some quality time in the desert. Life here revolves around water. The reality of how crucial it is to sustain life is much more obvious due to the lack of availability. Everything that resides here seems to be gnarled and tough. You learn really quickly to be careful what you brush against because you could lose some skin or take some spines along for the ride. The contrast provided by the roughness and ruggedness of the desert makes the beauty that much more impressive.