But on day five of our trip, in Joshua tree National Park, I took a pregnancy test in nearby Yucca Valley.
The Joshua tree, before Bono had found what he was looking for, was a collection of question marks.
At their best—on Unforgettable Fire, Joshua tree, Achtung Baby—U2 managed to satisfy both art and commerce.
There he is smoking at Joshua tree, milling around onstage, and palling around with his kid and dog named Ratbag.
Snow often extends down the desert slope well into the Joshua tree belt.