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Purple within….

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waylaid by a field of flowers….

The last eleven miles of the trip to Sycamore Canyon were on a dirt road that started out good and ended up bad…clouds of dust rolled up behind me in the morning light, making a hazy contrail that faded and ran in the rear-view mirror…eight miles to go and I almost didn’t stop….seven miles to go and I couldn’t not-stop.  They stretched that far, first thin and then full.  I got out of the truck and was surprised at the coolness of the air…and the light perfume that rode on its tiniest breezes.  There was a fresh sweetness everywhere…literally surrounding me on this high-desert plain.