-Then a curious sight came into view as she walked through the narrow hallway. Looking through one of the ‘windows’ to her right side, three feet wide by four feet,
she saw a painted desert scene.
what is this?” Alice asked as she stopped and motioned toward one of the
“That is our small attempt to make this sterile place more like home,” he explained, “You will see more up ahead,” he replied as started to move on. The window had pictures of cactus and palm trees painted in the corners with a prospectively ink drawn camel ‘standing’ near an adobe house upon the red sand outside. Again other windows captured pictures of other desert scenes from Earth, some had pyramids, and others had other desert plants such as Ocotillos, Chollas and beavertails. It did make one feel like the planet wasn’t so sterile after all.-