Marty’s photo of the day #2432: Deserts aren’t always beautiful places to hike, but if your timing is good, and the plant life is either blooming or ready to bloom—oh, my!

Five years ago, I was on a speaking tour that took me to the Arizona-California border. During an off-day between gigs, I explored the Mojave National Preserve, and my timing was perfect. The landscape was absolutely stunning!