I'm noticing a lot of white-flowered buckwheats along Kelbaker Road on the way up toward the summit
Date: April 23, 2008, 14h17
Bugs abound at Keystone Spring, as happy to have water as I am
My main concern is the many yellow jackets that are buzzing around the water. I'm highly allergic to those things. A yellow-jacket sting sent me to the emergency room last summer, but there are no emergency rooms in this part of the Mojave Desert.