Thanks for the kind words! Yes, Jimbo, we sort of had it all to ourselves -- the nearest neighbor was about a mile away. Very quiet and peaceful.
And kmeindin, have you ever been to Cache Creek in BC? It looks a lot like the Mojave Desert, surprisingly enough. (I prefer the greener parts of Canada, but some folks like the desert.)
2012 Fun Finder X-139 "Boondock Style" (axle-flipped and extra insulation)
2013 Toyota Tacoma Off-Road (semi-beefy tires and components)