The people of Mojave, California enjoy a close contact with the beauty and wonder of the Mojave Preserve. Everyday they marvel at the way that the sun plays on the rocks of this desert region. Every morning and every evening, at sunrise and at sunset, they thrill at the variety of reds that appear on the rock walls-everything from a blood red to a pale pink. Again and again the residents of Mojave, California see reminders of why they have chosen to live where they have an address that ends with Mojave, CA.
The residents of Mojave, California enjoy new wonders during every season of the year. In the winter they experience the brilliance of the sun's rays reflecting off of the mountain snows. In the spring they anticipate eagerly the blooming of many desert wildflowers, and the creation of a colorful "carpet" on the desert floor. In the summer, when the heat becomes intense, the residents frequently retreat to the elevations on the boundary of the Mojave Preserve. And then in the autumn the residents of Mojave, California hear the sound of gunfire, as the hunters descend on the usually quiet region.
The sound of the hunters' bullets brings to mind the non-human residents of the region around Mojave, California. Some, such as the endangered desert tortoise receive the protection of the residents. Others, such as the golden eagle and the hawks provide the residents with an added entertainment. Those birds of prey frequently soar in large circular paths over Mojave, California.
The residents of Mojave, California have been blessed with a very big "backyard." Their "backyard" contains mule deer, big horn sheep and coyotes. It may not contain a single blade of grass, but it does have Joshua trees, pinyon pine, Juniper, and low-lying bushes. The residents of Mojave, California can count as neighbors the residents of a typical desert ecosystem.
More than one hundred years ago the only access provided into the area of Mojave, California had come from the supply route used by the United States Army. Later the introduction of the railroad allowed more people to come and observe the wonders of the region. Now in 2005 there are plans to open a museum about 35 miles from I-15. That will bring even more people to the region around Mojave, California.
They, like the residents are certain to marvel at the wonders of this rocky region. Some will get there first look at a bighorn sheep of hear for the first time the cry of a coyote. Those who come in the spring will do doubt take pictures of the beautiful wildflowers. Those who come in the summer, the winter or the fall will be able to purchase postcards with pictures of the wildflowers and of other local flora and fauna.
They can then take time to add onto the back of those postcards their own impressions of Mojave, California. That completed, these visitors to the Mojave Preserve can make their way to a place from which to mail their postcards. Perhaps they will go to the building that distributes the mail with the address that end Mojave, CA.