The United States is a country with more lifestyles than some countries have television channels and I think that sometimes we’re all too quick to take for granted the freedom of choice that exists. That’s what Jake Stangel’s photography collection reminds me as I flip through the beautiful images. Be a devout cold weather surfer in Oregon, a city slicker in NYC or a farmer helping the nation’s children grow up strong. And why choose just one? You’ll probably live long enough to sample a few different flavors.