Nor Cal

I didn't know what lay ahead of me in Northern California.  Looking up and writing addresses onto resupply boxes was the extent of my research in this area. As a result I was greatly surprised by the beauty and the brutality.  

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In general I dislike dams, but this power station building is adorable. 

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I appreciate houses that are built with materials from their surroundings. Can you imagine what buildings would look like if states had to adhered to a rule that limited how far they could source their building materials? I believe we would have a great variety of structures and architectural styles that would be regionality unique. If you want a log cabin in the woods — well, you have to live in the woods.  

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A.

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B. 

Whats more beautiful: A, or B?

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Dead river reflections. 

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As I approached Mt. Shasta I heard stories of Lemmerings using lenticular clouds to hide their UFO activity when flying in and out of the mountain. That mountains attracts a lot of crystal loving, vortex seeking, alien loving people.  I welcome all of it. I learned in Portland to let your freak flag fly! 

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My wool Stetson hat was both fashion and functional. I was surprised how wool regulated my head heat.  

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I started taking pictures of all the National Forest & Wilderness signs later on the trail. I should've started doing this sooner as it helped me break up, label, and identify the location of my endless amount of mountain pictures. 

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It was so epic to see 100 miles marked on the trail — 1500 wasn't nearly as exciting. Its like anniversaries: 1 is awesome, 2 is noted, 3 is whatever, 5 is noticeable, 10 amazing, 20 is wow — all the ones in between, meh. 

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No shame in slamming down a container of ice cream in one sitting. No shame at all. 

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Man Bun, having fun.