Five Ideas Admittedly Not as Good as Being in the Desert
Standing in the middle of a vast sagebrush plain, kicking over lichen-crusted rocks, with nothing more to do than let the sun kiss you and the real wind whip through your hair. That is a magnificent feeling.
The joy to be found walking around your block for the dozenth or hundredth time, contemplating your economic situation, worrying about your vulnerable loved ones, worrying about climate change, figuring out home-schooling while remote working? Not so much. We know. We know.
Thank you for pulling together as a community to focus on keeping people safe and healthy right now!
Here, we offer up a handful of ideas and a few gems from our archives that will help you come out of this pandemic an even more committed advocate for the desert lands and waters you cherish. And, maybe, Just maybe, these ideas will help soothe your desert longing until it’s safe and advisable to travel, too.