Discover Our Desert National Parks and Rediscover Yourself

5/28/2016 - Associate Professor of History Diana K. Davis in the Los Angeles Times.

The lure of the desert is as complex as the arid landscape itself. It’s a place of revelation and escape, a parched world offering rare solitude and unexpected beauty.

But more than anything, it’s a vast expanse of rock and sky where the elemental powers of heat, light and wind run free. And for those of us in the West, it’s never far away.

Read the full story in the Los Angeles Times