Foot traffic was actually pretty sparse and I didn't see anybody sleeping with thier belongings, unlike other parts of the park. (Do they run campers off here, or do the homeless simply avoid the area?) This city takes a long time to wake up in the morning. It was peaceful. Mostly cyclists.
A mule-riding artist's barn life & artwork between travels
For the blog of the solo mule ride from Mississippi to New Mexico in summer 2013, visit muletriptalk.blogspot.com.
K. Cooper's contemporary paintings and mural projects can be seen at cooperstudio.weebly.com. She's not doing equine art commissions at this time.