Inspired in part by my friend’s recent renewed interest in practicing photography I’ve been looking through old digital photos of my own. In going through the archives and reliving some of these past experiences I realized that I had never posted the images anywhere visible and that many of them had only ever been seen by my immediate family and a few friends — of course, who else might want to see them remains to be seen. Nonetheless, I have begun trying to post more of them for posterity (as it were) if nothing else.

Thus, I present the photos I took during a trip west in July 2006. After talking about it for months and trying to get people to go with me I finally just set out by myself to the mountains in Colorado, clipping the edge of Wyoming, traveling through South Dakota and the Badlands, then veering south to Helena, Arkansas and back home.
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