Deep heritage: SW Colorado in late September

Originally posted on Arthouse Photography:
Kivas: restored vs. unrestored For five years now, Anne and I have traveled to the Southwestern US to spend our annual week’s vacation. These trips have centered on the canyonlands country around Moab, Utah – but for the past several years I’ve made a point of choosing a different starting point, where we’ll have a day or two to see something we’ve never seen before and (potentially) find new places to love before driving on to our favorite hangouts in and around Moab. This year, as usual, we started by flying into Grand Junction and… Continue reading Deep heritage: SW Colorado in late September

Review: Nothing Is Strange by Mike Russell

Originally posted on Jaffalogue:
Nothing Is Strange by Mike Russell My rating: 4 of 5 stars This collection of absurdist vignettes follows in the footsteps of James Thurber, Bohumil Hrabal, and Donald Barthelme in offering social commentary on the modern human condition while riding the line between allegory and surrealism. My life appeared strange because it was one way and not another. Only if it had been every possibility at once would it have not appeared strange. And that is what I am now: every possibility at once. And nothing is strange.[from “Everything Was Strange”] Not unlike a well-constructed poetry… Continue reading Review: Nothing Is Strange by Mike Russell