While in AZ, we also took a quick trip to Sedona, which is pretty rad once you get past the ever present fear of being bitten by a rattlesnake, or becoming a being of pure love after stumbling through one of the local vortices. That may seem like a Chris Bridges statement, but this was an actual wall at the Chamber of Commerce.
And this was the shop the Prius full of prudes refused to let me visit before lunch, regardless of the promise of a sweet clearance sale.
After a questionable lunch we headed out into the wilderness. And I have to be honest with you. This is a rugged landscape. I get the feeling people get lost out here, eat a semester’s worth of acid and fall into ravines all the time. Who knows? It’s sketchy territory. It’s also overrun by tourists. So, with our complete ignorance of the landscape, the rattlesnakes and the vortices, the entire extended fam struck out for Cathedral Rock. It wouldn’t be long before we came to regret our actions.
Incident #1: The rental whip was grabbed by some unseen force and pushed off the road.
Incident #2: These mountain bikers encountered a force so strong their chakras were shooked and qi was spilt. They couldn’t even balance on two wheels after what they had just been through. THEY HAD TO WALK THEIR BIKES.
Incident #3: Then the entire fam was under attack
Incident #4: This was a little shaky given my fear of heights. Also, there was magic all around
Fortunately, we made it.
Pizza Billy dropped this heat today and I thought it was a fair co-option of a Lynchian standard: