This is my roommate’s turtle, Tipsy. He lives in a tank with pretty wallpaper, a mini waterfall, rock adornments, and a warm light to shine on him during the day. After reading Helmers, I connected the definition of multimodality to Tipsy’s surroundings even though the sound, image, and tactile sensation is essentially fake. However, his landscape is vernacular because it is an everyday style based on the need and belief of what turtles would enjoy in the wild. Tipsy sure does seem to enjoy his little home!