Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Heat Waves: Reflections on The Desert, Part I

Patty was reminiscing the other day with Matt about our Eviliz Tour 2012. He did some awesome posts on it, which you can browse to review in the late April and Early May entries to Eviliz.com on the right sidebar. Anyway, Matt's posts were, as Patty was saying, awesome. But there are some scenes that he left out that Patty wants to share with you now. Behold "Heat Waves: Reflections on the Desert:" Eviliz Tour 2012 outtakes. Ahhhh. Patty wishes that you had been there.
Above: behold, La Vagine. Aka, Devil's Hole. Do you think that's a coincidence? That the devil's hole looks like a Georgia O'Keefe painting? G'ah.

Above: that crazy Haboob that Patty had as her icon for a while. This photo was taken of Death Valley, proper, from Crowley Point. Patty was not familiar with the term "haboob" until Grump told her wht it was: a thick, nasty desert storm! The eviliz tour drove right through this on our way to Olancha.

Above: Evil Liz speaking tenderly to Grump's dog Apollo.

Above: the nicest view of Trona, CA that exists. It's awful, but it's home.

Above: What is left of TJ and Ansom's house. RIP, Wallemans. See you in Fernley sometime.

Above: Bobby's truck. His f***ing truck, man! Oooooooh.

Above: Props to Seldom Seen Slim. He saw 'em come and he saw 'em go. And he's still there watching over the citizens of Ballarat from his view to the southeast.

Above: Matt, stacking rocks at the waterfall in Goler Wash. Paul Dostie tells us the road has been re-graded recently so Matt will not have to do this again any time soon. Not that he would mind, he's the freaking Energizer Bunny. On wheat grass.

Above: the last thing I thought I'd ever see in The Goler Wash: a couple of HARDCORE bicyclists. It was HOT out there, these guys were amazing. As always, click on any of the above to get a closer look, But, wait! There's more!





14 comments:

william marshall said...

Whats With the Reference to Crowley as in Aleister Crowley

GrumpFromPahrump said...
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sherm maniac said...

very jealous. am re-reading Ed Sanders' book atm so it's great to see some of these places In Living Colour!

Kimchi said...

Hey Patty, what have you dug up about Filipo Tennerelli if anything? That topic seems to have faded into the twilight zone too.

Josh Bratt said...

kimchi!!!!! He ran into a skinny texan with a penchant for stab wounds, me thinks......

Panamint Patty said...

Patty tends to agree with Josh but there's no proof. Like so much of this story...lots of circumstantial evidence, but...

Kimchi said...

****Josh****

Thanks guys...it always bugged me "what was a biker doing driving a VW"...not unheard of but just odd...and yes, probably another of Tex's pincushions.

MissTone said...

Did they ever find Devil's Hole?

beauders said...

patty could let us know what some of the circumstantial evidence is...thanks

Matt said...

Patty, I believe you are being strong-armed into addressing the Tennerelli story. LMAO!

Doc Sierra said...
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Doc Sierra said...

I can see where if you hold your breath for 2 minutes and squint very hard you can see how Devil's Hole got it's French name.

Doc Sierra said...

It's cool to see the grave marker for Seldom Seen Slim. Every since I read his name and a brief story about I've wanted to learn more about him. Man, I bet if he were still alive he could tell some interesting stories. I think Doc's about go on a fact finding mission.......

Panamint Patty said...

Matt, u r more of the Tenerelli buff. But wait, mebbe Ms. Patty is getting her mojo back after all...