Am safe at Nuevo Rancho Lake after a really, really successfully uneventful drive from the Witchnest. Just, well, LONG.
There was snow–lots of it–around on the ground at the pass, but nothing on the road.
There lots of rain, in little spatters and deluges, and LOTS of rainbows–some so sharp and incredible that I wished I wasn’t going 70 miles an hour and could take photos. And rainbows on the road, like, driving through them. Way cool.
Lessons learned from before, and small notes:
-I packed a lunch, and saved many many minutes, some dollars, and lots of fuss.
-I need to find a music store before I go home; I need more CDs, since my foolish car will not play the iPod thingie.
-I hate it when people use me as a pace car.
Speaking of music, here be the playlist. I continued the tradition of starting and ending with Pink Floyd:
Pink Floyd, The Wall
Gnarls Barkley, St. Elsewhere
Nirvana, Unplugged in New York
soundtrack: The Singing Detective [BBC musical, 1987]
Tindersticks, soundtrack: Nenette et Boni, par Tindersticks
Fleetwood Mac, Then Play On
Faith No More, The Real Thing
Camper Van Beethoven, Our Beloved Revolutionary Sweetheart
pseudo-soundtrack: The Other Side of the The Singing Detective (B sides from the previous; I got bored with it and ejected 3/4 through, even though it does contain “Java Jive” by the Ink Spots)
Pink Floyd, Meddle
Pink Floyd, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
And that is all for now!