Jarmusch Junkies (Memphis, TN)

Bizarre things happen late at night. When you’re just walking around aimlessly, not really trying to get anywhere except away from drunken crowds. When you’ve just spent the past three days quoting from your favorite film set in Memphis, Mystery Train by Jim Jarmusch, and have forgotten to even look for the sites that wereContinue reading “Jarmusch Junkies (Memphis, TN)”

Bridging the Gap (Memphis, TN)

These days, it’s hard for me to consider a photo shoot complete without indulging my lines, light, and shadow obsession. Sometimes that requires an impractical amount of intentional wandering, at just the right time of day to try to catch the sun falling in just the right direction behind bizarre ordinary objects (benches are myContinue reading “Bridging the Gap (Memphis, TN)”

Earnestine and Hazel’s (Memphis, TN)

One of my unofficial “rules” that I try to follow when preparing for a trip is pick the brains of people whose taste I admire, who have been to said location, and ask them where I should go that maybe wouldn’t show up in your typical Things to Do Travelocity search. When I engaged inContinue reading “Earnestine and Hazel’s (Memphis, TN)”

Braving Beale Street (Memphis, TN)

After driving through several states over the prior few days, we were ready to hunker down in Memphis for a day or two. Our first stop, of course, was Beale Street. I can’t say I recommend going to Beale Street during the 4th of July (Holy Sardine Packing Batman!), but I am glad that IContinue reading “Braving Beale Street (Memphis, TN)”

Erubisu (Graceland – Memphis, TN)

It’s true: I am deeply, utterly conflicted. Alas, that which I completely and utterly love is also that which fills me with irreconcilable anxiety. Yet as much as my insides churn with angst, I can’t stop myself from indulging. It’s very much a part of who I am. The itch I must scratch. The elixirContinue reading “Erubisu (Graceland – Memphis, TN)”