The flowers are going crazy already. I was in the desert in mid February 2005 and they were starting to bloom then. I've heard the blooms have only gotten better. I put a few desert pictures on the Rabbit Peak page(Rabbit Peak is relatively close to Granite).
"As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls."