The Desert Blue is written by Tyson Bottenus, a nautical and environmental writer based in southern Rhode Island. He has been published in Marine Technology Reporter, Nautical Rhode Island, and Points East Magazine along with various other nonprofit organizations focused on the marine environment.
"And the wind blows, the dust clouds darken the desert blue, pale sand and red dust drift across the asphalt trails and tumbleweeds fill the arroyos. Good-bye, come again." ― Edward Abbey, The Monkey Wrench Gang