Monday, June 13, 2011

Expedition Report

What I Did On My Summer Vacation

Fifteen states, three weeks*. Strong coffee and a ukulele.
Day bacon set on fire, one. Days camped in snow, 3. Days camped in rain, 1. Nights camped in howling wind, 2. Campsites surrounded by mosquitoes and gnats of extraordinary size, 3. Observed bears, 1.75. Photographs lost to user error and a dirty lens, innumerable.


{Boston.}


{Las Vegas.}


{Frank Lloyd Wright, Fallingwater. Recursive loop.}


{Frank Lloyd Wright, Fallingwater. Cantilevered series.}


{Frank Lloyd Wright, Fallingwater.}


{Frank Lloyd Wright, Fallingwater.}


{Frank Lloyd Wright, Fallingwater.}


{The House on the Rock, Spring Green, Wisconsin: Frank Lloyd Wright on acid. Cantilevered series.}


{The House on the Rock.}
{Photographs don't do this place justice. Read Neil Gaiman's American Gods for some sense of the destination.}


{The House on the Rock.}


{Minneapolis. Cantilevered series. Also note mirroring of cantilever and broken hallways.}


{Minneapolis. Bridge series.}


{Las Vegas. Bridge Series.}


{Bryce Canyon, Utah. Bridge series.}


{The Badlands, South Dakota. Window series.}


{Bryce Canyon. Window series.}


{Zion National Park, Utah. Rock series.}


{Zion National Park. Rock series.}


{Zion National Park. Rock series.}


{Zion National Park. Rock series.}


{Zion National Park. Rock series.}


{Yellowstone National Park. Rock series.}


{Yellowstone National Park. Rock series.}

{Yellowstone National Park. Rock series.}


{Arizona. Rock series.}


{Sequoia National Park. Rock series.}


{Yellowstone. Tree series.}


{Grand Tetons. Tree series.}


{Grand Tetons. Weather series.}


{Yellowstone. Weather series.}


{The Great Salt Lake.}


{Zion. Tree series.}


{Central Valley, CA. Tree series.}


{Central Valley, CA.}


{Salt Lake City.}


{Sequoia National Park.}


{Sequoia National Park. Tree series.}

*Current location: undisclosed west coast. The above photos are in no way representational or comprehensive for the trip, nor are they presented in sequential order of visitation.