Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Driving Alice back from Albuquerque airport early this afternoon, this seemed as good a place as any to stop and consume our picnic lunch. I would have taken a picture of the sandwich itself - Santa Fe BLT, from Comida Buena, inside the terminal - which was meant to be on green chile bread - but in fact was on some rather mundane brown slices, and hence not worthy of record. The landscape sees more muted here than it felt, too. All of this signals unrepresentability pretty well, because by far the most spectacular visual material today was the Santa Fe opera production of The Magic Flute (never having seen it before, I had no idea that it is such a silly opera, masonic undertext notwithstanding) - and of course cameras are fiercely banned in the auditorium.