Hi, kids. I’m back, and I survived my Oregon trip. Sadly, it seems a bunch of celebrities didn’t, which put a bit of a damper on conversation.
I spent most of yesterday offline and in the shadow of Mt. Shasta. That wasn’t a deliberate decision, it’s just that the mountain looms over the landscape as an inescapable presence for several hours of travel time. Up close it’s kind of ominous, too — despite yesterday being a clear, sunny day, Shasta’s peak was permanently enrobed by a wreath of clouds. I can only imagine what fell monstrosities lurk within that shroud, likely waiting to recover the One Ring and enslave humanity. Again.
9 thoughts on “Back in civilization”
The same Mt. Shasta where Dr. Wily staged his nefarious schemes? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGdYpEcai84
What’s that mountain goat doing all the way up in these clouds?
It’s like a fell-shadow has been cast over the Paramount-logo.
There are things lurking in those mountains that can turn swords into rice balls.
On the plus side, rice balls are delicious and replenish stamina. I’m more worried about the creatures that move twice for every action I take.
Were you listening to Rush and playing Space Invaders, too?
That’s dying to be photoshopped into Death Mountain..
I grew up in southern Oregon and believe me, we were all aware of the fact that Shasta could wake up at any time and kill just about everything for miles around. The thing’s huge!
No wonder it took you hours to pass the mountain. Every 10 minutes you probably find yourself waking up at the same inn with the old lady, go to the bar to get a riceball and then get out of town only to find yourself waking up at the same inn with the old lady, go to the bar to get a riceball and then get out of town only to find yourself….
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