Who already had to drive into downtown reno to drop off his passengers with this severely limited visibility driving down a winding mountain road into the eastern sierra forest for the night was out of the question, so he wasnt able to come to the hot spring with us booooo! Of course dr. Despite being afflicted with an untimely flu, a tequila or three at some of the honky-tonks on broadway and a plate of jimmy buffetts finest cheez-whiz-covered corn chips had me back on top in no time. K thanked the couple (i tried to as well, but they seriously wouldnt even acknowledge me) and we got the hell out of there back on the highway toward civilization, which to us meant vegas, and thats really saying a lot! Anyway, now that ive pretty much been to every part of nevada (with the exception of the far northwest corner), i can safely report the following about our great state there is a lot more to nevada than casinos we also have mines, brothels and mormon churches most of nevada is staunchly conservative open-carrying a gun is welcome, but open-carrying a vagina will get you into hot water there is a ton of natural beauty in nevada that puts the dumb-ass mirage volcano and the bellagio conservatory to shame the only espresso for 100 miles in any direction is at the ghost town cafe in pioche and thats it! If you are interested in checking out this particular part of the state, id recommend getting a room at the overland hotel, having lunch at the ghost town cafeand giving the caliente hot springs motel a wiiiide berth.
Apparently, i wasnt the only one to notice them jeans next thing you know, some hillbilly heckler had sneaked down onto the floor next to me, waving a huge day-glo sign reading i can see your camel toe. Enlightenment is enlightenmentand people are miserable everywhere! After the evening discourse (as the dvds were called), we did one last quickie meditation session and then we were free to either ask the teachers questions or go to bed. I just wanted to haul ass as quickly as possible.
So i hit the sack early, and the next morning awoke before dawn to prepare. Yawnyikes! This time, when we pulled into the hot springs resort, the young couple was waiting for us and they had dressed for the occasion! The guy was still in his basic rural bro uniform, but the woman had dressed up in a blouse, slacks and kitten heels, as if to make a good impression. Unfortunately, we left a bit too late to make the dunefield by sunset.
Ive been to several retreat-type hot springs resorts, but they are usually in woo-woo hippie-dippie areas like truckee, ca or crestone, co not in square-ass mormon towns where the closest available kale is 150 miles to the south. We loaded up at the bar and headed down front to our floor seats, which were fabulous and allowed for an unobstructed view of every bead of sweat and spray of spittle, every swarovski sparkle and skoal stain. Vegas from burning man, i stumbled upon the fabulous ruins of a sprawling abandoned brothel in the middle of n o w h e r e, near the californianevada state line.
Check out this interview i did with ben spillman of the reno gazette-journal! I had to go all the way up to reno to get some love from the press. My sis and i pranced onstage with themed music blaring from the p. Unfortunately, florida man and his wife were quickly ushered out by security, and the skirmish did not escalate into a full-blown brawl.
Some of the cabins were configured into dormitory-style bunks the cabin i was in was divided into three bedrooms one solo room, one two-top, and one three-top. As a connoisseur of tacos, this is an unforgivable misnomer basically, all they do is throw ground beef, iceberg lettuce and canned olives onto a puff of greasy fry bread (basically white flour and lard). But this year i had a i dont know exactly how they extracted the psilocybin from the mushrooms, but it was in some kind of alcohol solution and it was silver space suit with two led-lit balloons stuffed into the cleavage, and even figured out a way to light up one of my electric vaginas with leds so that my whole body was glowing. Im sorry to report that there was nothing whatsoever of any interest in panaca just a bunch of little houses with no on 1 and cresent hardy signs in the yards. Sure enough, it got dark when we were only at the top of nevada falls, with another 4 miles to go! So we switched on our headlamps and hiked along in the dark, which admittedly was fairly treacherous on some of those steep stone stairs and switchbacksmaybe especially so in flip flops.
Ive done it myself five times and im a 95-pound weakling! That being said. The next morning i awoke, wondering if it was all a dream but then my throbbing headache kicked in, assuring me that yes virginia, there is a muricaand id been elbow-deep in its pie. This must change! The next major hikes im planning are havasupai falls, mt. Still be advised! Also, there looks to be some sort of highway maintenance yard or offices nearby, so be mindful of that at the time of my visit, it looked to be operationalalthough again, i didnt see anyone coming or going. This is the vipassana tradition of meditation you basically do nothing but meditate all day, from the minute youre gonged awake at 4am until the minute you fall into your pallet bed around 10pm.
So i took my friend up on his generous offer, packed my bag and headed for nashville. Them california kale-munchers have infested our state to the point where the recent election saw marijuana legalized, new gun legislation passedand our precious electoral votes go to hilary clinton! Around 99-100 of them commie bastards live in the reno and vegas metro areas but the rest of nevada still eats bullets for breakfast, like real americans. Reno gets bagged on a lot, but its actually a really cool little town with a lot of beautiful outdoors terrain in every direction. And i was really good at it though i heard other hens nattering in hushed tones throughout the course, i maintained for the entire ten days. Who knows who cares? Haters gonna hate! Alas, however, come to find out luke bryan isnt exactly what youd call laissez-faire when it comes to haters no sooner had security ushered out the sign-waving heckler than there came a new commotion directly in front of me this time luke bryan a middle-aged weaselly-looking florida man-type who had apparently flipped him the bird! Jeez, whatever happened to christian values, luke? Turn the other cheek, already! (and then the other.
Its one of my favorite cities in nevadaalong with vegas, tonopah, wadsworth, winnemucca, fallon, fernley, lovelock, laughlin, gabbs, goldfield, elko, ely, pioche and panaca! Ive been getting a lot of emails from people lately, asking if im okbecause i havent posted any new blogs in awhile. A few raindrops did fall on us, but we finally got back down off the subdome into the forest without incident and now i just wanted to haul ass back to camp and beat up a second tri-tip and some wine that my friend had brought! I had a headlamp with me so hiking in the dark wouldnt have been the end of the world. To drink, it was either herbal tea or instant folgers i actually went the entire ten days with just tea, as instant folgers is pretty much the worst thing i have ever put in my mouth (and i have had some things in my mouth). I keep a shotgun at home, her daddy drawled, turning her loose with an almost perceptible smack on the ass to bray soulfully into the mic along with him in a heartsick duet about love, loss and loritabs. Talking is forbidden (not to mention cell phoneslaptopspen and paper), and youre not even supposed to at anyone else you just keep to yourself, in silence, not thinking about or doing now, you might think im crazy for wanting to do something like thisand you might expect it to be extraordinarily difficult for someone as active and social as i am. Kildare invited me to accompany him to that area to check out an old hot springs resort he was interested in leasingof course i said yes! We left vegas on a sunny wednesday morning, heading north on u. Thats right this was also the first year i stayed with a big camp, instead of just going rogue and camping with a few friends. I did have a few firsts this year it was my first time camping in an actual hard-sided trailer (i taped up all the old-fashioned jalousie windows on my trailer to prevent dust from sneaking in, and it worked out great!) it was also my first time having access to a shower. Youtube channelso i guess i used up more gas (and time) than expected. They teach you some body-scanning and mindfulness techniques, but youre pretty much on your own all day.Yahoo Lifestyle is your source for style, beauty, and wellness, including health, inspiring stories, and the latest fashion trends.