David and I camped at Jumbo Rocks in Joshua Tree last weekend. It was great to slow down, get away, and be somewhere without cell service so you can’t get a call, text, or email even if you wanted to, which we didn’t.
We climbed the rocks.
We rode our bikes to Keys View. Hard going up, but fun coasting down at nearly 40 mph.
In the evening, we hoisted our chairs to the top of a rock to watch the sun sink. It’s an incredible show, and we joined those who whoop and holler at the spectacle. David contributed his amazingly loud whistles to the ruckus, attracting the attention of a boy below, who was about 9. He scrambled up to see what it was all about. After surveying the scene for a moment and evidently not finding the sky noteworthy, he said in a disappointed and perplexed tone, “Nothing.” We laughed a lot about that.