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The Advantage of Desert

Recently Roger Wolfson and his friends flew to Tucson, Arizona, to see the desert bloom. Never having seen desert before, Roger expected little more than sand, parched heat, and void. He found, instead, profound evidence of the ingenuity and heroic persistence of life itself. Far from empty, the desert overflows with organic matter and animals. If you’ve never experienced the desert, then the best way to envision it is to come to grips with the fact that Dr. Seuss may not have been an imaginative genius; perhaps he just spent time in the desert and was deeply influenced by what he…