Falls Only a Collector Could Love

Source: Nowhere Magazine

Orchids, amoebas, postal strikes, brothers, the Andes, film photography, drought, anthropologists, bridal-veil lace, Popsicles, homesickness, slingshots, waterfalls & departure.


W    hen I was eleven and we lived in South America—before the government changed and my father left and my mother took up golf—there was an irrigation ditch where we used to play, even though the water was much too dirty and I was much too old. My brother had a plastic jeep with a canoe rack on top and two buff scientists, three inches tall, that we posed and pushed, sending them racing down the stream in their kayak, ...

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