On the Reverie and Detachment of the American Road Trip | Literary Hub

Roads furnish our imaginations with images of freedom. Journeys like Kerouac’s have come to stand for a sense of unimpeded progress and self-discovery, an open horizon connoting limitless possibility. Roads conjure what it feels like to be modern. They open up the world for us, but, as Emerson realized, they also dictate the direction we [...]

Why The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel Is a Photographer’s Paradise | Sponsored | Smithsonian Magazine

Located off the coast of Southwest Florida, The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel's barrier islands are known around the world for their abundant seashells. With each tide and summer storm, a fresh batch of under-the-sea treasures washes ashore, sand dunes rise and fall and new light dances across the sky. The area is constantly [...]