International Cafe

The International Cafe in Austin, Nevada does not hide its political leanings. A sign a movie theater would use to announce its next feature juts out over the street holding a large “TRUMP, PENCE” poster. A billboard sized “Make America Great Again” unfurls over the front door. Because we want to understand and communicate and … More International Cafe

The Animate Canyon

We hear trickling water when we enter the canyon. It’s rainwater, seeping out of the mountain. The sand filters it and it flows spring-clear, clear enough for the pools to take on the color of their substrate. One pool is white as alabaster. The next has a green tinge. In another, a collection of pebbles—vibrant … More The Animate Canyon


The planes come and go almost all the time. They only stop between midnight and five a.m. They pass in radial arcs to and from wildly different places, all slicing though the air much too fast to see much of anything except a seemingly barren desert wasteland below them. We’re in the wasteland below. It’s … More Grounding