|Sand in My Shoe, Helen Bagley and My Life on the Mojave, June LeMert Paxton|
See Prescription for a Desert Life
|The prescription reads, "The thought that came to me when I first saw the valley,|
'If scenes like these thy heart can share, then bide a welcome pilgrim here.' Dr. James B. Luckie"
Susan is 98, slight, with stylish hair that she'd just had fixed. She was quiet for most of the breakfast and I couldn't stay long. My neighbor Almut told me that while walking Susan to her car she'd talked with her about her early days with the Morongo Basin Conservation Association, which she helped form.
|L>R clcokwise: Almut Fleck, Denia - Susan's night nurse, Glenda Berndt, |
Marissa - Susan's day nurse, (Center) Susan Luckie Reilly.