I was hoping to do the Mojave in November. I have to go to a meeting in Vegas and wanted to try to go out after the meetings. Living in Phoenix area it is not that far of a detour. Unfortunately, it is looking like that might have to be next year because of another trip back east right on the heels of the Vegas meetings. (Work Sucks... but I do love my job.)
Keep us up to date if you decide to go over New Years.