Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Eastern Sierra

Marisa, who kindly came to visit:

The view of Mono Lake from the Woah Nelly Deli, the only gourmet restaurant located inside a Mobil gas station. The vegetarian offerings were slim (well...kind of slim: I had a delicious garden salad with a tart balsamic dressing, a fresh mango margarita, and a lemon cheesecake) while Marisa ate a fish taco with ginger slaw. Anyone driving through the eastern entrance/exit to Yosemite should plan on stopping for a meal.

Rainbow falls:

The burnt trees around Rainbow Falls, almost twenty years after the "Rainbow Fire" swept through the region:

Friday, August 14, 2009

Is this meant to be a double entendre?

Not sure if the print here is entirely legible...it says, "Garden of Peace & Love" and then in much smaller font, "(and Forgiveness)". I guess forgiveness just isn't as important?

It almost takes away the fun, and ridiculousness, of this window display to pick it apart. The store sells eco-friendly furniture, and I'm guessing that the message here is something along the lines of, "Activism via consumerism is not only possible - it's sexy!"

Whatever is going on here should probably not be taking place in public. Keep looking.

Last two photos included just because they're pretty:

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

and, yep, even more bruises....

Last batch on my arms - one turned out speckled...

...the other one splotchy.

But my arms have been clearing up lately - kind of - and now all the damage is on my legs: