Links that may or may not be related to gardens, food, travel, nature, or heterotopias and liminal spaces but probably are. Sources in parentheses.
article: Tiffany: Not Just a Shopping Destination, but a World-Class Museum (Wall Street Journal; may be paywall). “Many of the artworks in the store have a connection with Tiffany, whether visually, in their use of Tiffany-like blues, or with their content. And several of the works that will be on display, including pieces by Jenny Holzer, Richard Prince, Sarah Sze and Schnabel, are part of Tiffany’s permanent collection. Basquiat’s Equals Pi is on loan from the LVMH collection, and there will be a group of works on loan from Marino.”
photos: Early Spring Garden (James Golden/Federal Twist). Naturalistic garden above the Delaware River in western New Jersey.
photo essay: The Sunburnt Desert: A Solo Bikepacking Journey Across Australia (McKenzie Barney/The Radavist). With packing list, touring setup, and bikepacking setup. She biked 2,485-miles from Melbourne to Perth in 4 sections in a (hot) month. “Nine days spent along the Nullarbor taught me that my fears are paper tigers. As I reached the end in Norseman, I realized that I was capable of withstanding more on the bike than I had ever previously granted myself access to, and I owe a lot of that to my setup.”
game: Wonders of Street View (Neal.fun + Google). You can move the screen around with arrow or by swiping. Keep hitting “Random” to see more wonders.
14-min video: Tips for Older Hikers and Backpackers (The Hiking Rev/YouTube). He’s 69 or 70 and says he’s in better shape then he was in his 40s. Also: He’s a slow talker. Here’s one tip: Hike longer, don’t hike faster. Or as my hiking dad used to say to me, “We’re not going to a fire!” His “scripture verse” was also my dad’s mantra: “Hike Your Own Hike.”