There are thousands of idiotic ways to die, but drowning in the desert? Pretty dumb. As a corollary, there must be a million better names for a body of water situated in a sub-basement of hell than Lake Pleasant. But the nomenclature’s not as wacked as it seems, ’cause our big hot tub was named for Carl Pleasant, the designer of Waddell Dam and, by extension, the lake. Still, this doesn’t make Lake Pleasant any easier on the eyes, so we recommend the Full Moon Shoreline Hike, ’cause, well, it’s dark. Enough.
Fri., Aug. 15, 7:30 p.m., 2008
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Clay McNear
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