Another side project of mine, Yonder Journal, has been on the road for the last three weeks focusing on American Recreation. We hope to publish the project either digitally or analogically in the coming months. Here are some past images of mine I was referencing in my head for the spirit of the project.
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Photos for GQ that never ran.
California State Fair, 3:23 PM: Keywords for the CSF: sugar, sweat, gnashing, gnawing, jerky, tawny, tan, feet, toes, wrinkles, goatees, tanktops, K-Swiss, corndog, Monster Energy, vomit, sweat, sugar, sweat, sunburn. #itsthebest
Shores of Lake Tahoe, CA 3:15 PM: Quote of the day runner up #2: “Wearing a t-shirt is like putting a holiday sweater on a German Shepherd.” - Emiliano Granado
Yosemite Valley, CA 3:15 PM: The Yosemite Wildlife maintains a strict congruency with the American Public in terms of both weight and regard for personal space.
Tuolumne Meadows Campground, Yosemite CA 10:35 PM: Necessary Field Fact: “S’more appears to be a contraction of the phrase “some more”. The first recorded version of the recipe can be found in the publication Tramping and Trailing with the Girl Scouts of 1927.”
Looney Bean Coffee, Mammoth Lakes, CA 11:49 AM: Reaffirming the idea that “recreation finds you, you don’t find recreation.”