Across America Part 1

Back in June, my compadre Dave completed a year of work with AmeriCorps in Oakland, California. Before he hit the road back to Detroit, he asked our good friend Mike and myself if we would like to join him on his cross country trek. I couldn't pass up the opportunity so I packed up my 35mm camera, flew one way to Oakland, and set out on the road.

If you haven't packed into a car with your closest friends and driven across the country, you really should. We were hot, slept on the ground, got into arguments, and it was one of the best times of my life. We met up with old friends and made new ones in practically every state that we drove through: California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Indiana. 

This is part one of a two part post.

Somewhere over the Midwest.
Sometimes my camera doesn't advance the film all the way and I get some interesting double exposures. This is somewhere over the Midwest and the airport in St. Louis, Missouri.
The beautiful Rocky Mountains.
Dave at Sutro Baths in San Francisco, California.
Self portrait at Amoeba Records in San Francisco.
Another one of Dave in Sutro Baths.
Make sure to stop by Ming's Donuts if you're ever in San Leandro, California.
Big Sur, California.
Dave relaxing in Big Sur. The water felt beyond freezing.
An American flag in Big Sur.
Waves in motion at Big Sur.
Moonrise somewhere in the California's back country.
Skating the Venice Beach bowls at sunset.
Dave, Andy, and Mike in Venice Beach.
Drum circle in Venice Beach.
Andy naturally questioning something.

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