My trip to Salida on the 26th. When I left Leadville it was snowing but in the pics you can see it clears off before Buena Vista. Leaving Salida, I took an inadvertant detour to Monarch before realizing and coming back.
“With a title like Purity, Jonathan Franzen’s latest novel sets the reader up for great expectations, and how,” says reviewer Roxane Gay. “What Franzen does well in every novel is to tell a sprawling story with a robust and intimately rendered casts of characters.” But, she says, “the shame of this novel is that purity is largely found not in the storytelling but in the author’s passive aggressive contempt for nearly all his characters.”