My arrival at the Booth was the trip's first triumph. I'd always intended to reach the Booth in the daylight, but had always been thwarted.

The Booth looked to be in fine shape. Plus, the plaque I made and left there last August was still there -- no one had shot it yet.


Photo by Adrian Roberts
(If the inscription is difficult for you to decipher, here's what it says:

ON THIS SPOT MEN FROM
WWW.CARDHOUSE.COM
SET FOOT INSIDE
T H E M O J A V E P H O N E B O O T H
AUGUST NINETY-EIGHT
WE CAME IN PEACE FOR ALL MANKIND