So you think hanging out in the desert all day – writing code – is boring? Here are some treasures I’ve found around my camp.
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(WW = Wayne Wirs)
A: WW’s camp.
B: One-armed man who says, “Seek Quartzsite, Arizona in your quest for solar power.”
C: Campers – names unknown.
D: Friendly Carl: ex-soldier, ex-off-roader, ex-commercial-diver, current disabled veteran, young retiree, suspected by WW as a felon eluding the law.
E: Mysterious man (woman?) who lives in a car.
F: Angry old woman who hates off-roaders.
G: Off-roader staging area.
H: Man who makes crosses from old desert “driftwood.”
I: John who says, “Avoid Quartzsite, Arizona in your quest for solar power.”
J: Mysterious Mountain where cows (with horns) infest camp from.
K: Nine sexy women who rode by on horseback.
L: WW fantasizing about nine sexy women on horesback but only saying, “Hello.”
M: Horse poop.
O: Rock where WW hides his key when he goes for his daily walk THAT way.
P: Ground squirrel.
Q: Ground squirrel holes.
R: Screaming hawk in a tree, pissed off at WW.
S: Pieces of bloody rabbit fur.
U: Stranded calf on far side of the fence.
V: Stressed-out mother cow (with horns) on WW’s side of the fence.
W: WW wearing red shirt and wondering if stressed-out mother cows (with horns) act like stressed-out mother bears (or p/o’d bulls with horns).
X: Hole in fence.
Y: Re-united calf and mother cow (with horns).
Z: Big black ants.
1: Big black beetle who flipped on his back as soon as WW poured a little water on him (WW flipped him back over).
2: Little snake tracks on amber road
3: Big snake tracks on amber road
4: Big dying cactus.
5: Wash – Caution: Loose footing.
6: Mysterious tall PVC pipe sticking up out of the ground.
7: Big dog or small mountain lion tracks on top of WW’s earlier tracks.
8: WW contemplating being hunted by small mountain lion (but not big dog).
9: Jackrabbit running away like a frightened bunny rabbit.
10: Coyotte tracks on amber road.
11: Quail tracks on amber road.
12: Mysterious water valve in the middle of the desert.
13: Mysterious lost car keys sitting on top of mysterious water valve in the middle of the desert.
14: Cow skeleton – no horns (no head).
15: Mysterious and deep man-made holes in the ground.
16: Lonely highway.