Negro Bill Canyon. Moab, Utah.
In other news, the Manchester Orchestra show last night was amazing. I was really impressed, I sang my already disappearing voice away, and I adore Andy Hull. They played a tight show, and so did Deer Hunter before them. Opened with April Fool, encore was Virgin & Mean Everything to Nothing & The River.
Altar Bar, Pittsburgh. 11/9.
I am toying with the idea of submitting one of my pictures from Turkey for the study-abroad photo contest. Four other Grove City students were studying in Italy last spring, so I don’t want to be one of the five pictures of St. Peter’s, or Cinque Terre. Now the problem is, which photo?
I took a liking to this candle table-piece that I saw in the basement of a home in Rieti, Italy.
“Federica ti amo non ti voglio perdere.” Rieti, 05/2011.
Some days, I miss Italy. Taken in late Maggio in Assisi, Umbria. Italia.
Detail of a Crouching Venus from Palazzo Massimo in Rome, Italy.
“A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.”
Ben Lovett of Mumford and Sons. Merriweather Post Pavilion, June 9th.
Marcus and Ben. Mumford and Sons on June 9th, Merriweather Post. Columbia, MD.