I watch a small RV rattle its way up, at about 5 miles per hour, the washboarded hill of Black Canyon Road that I just descended
Date: May 23, 2010, 11h40
I enjoy cold coffee and eat breakfast while packing up to leave Ivanpah Valley
Of course I would prefer iced coffee, but my water is refreshing enough, still cool from the overnight sweater-weather temperature. A few bees feast on the buckwheat flowers outside my tent; busy, they leave me alone.
I usually dislike instant coffee, but this Starbuck's Via coffee is pretty good.