I needed a landscape for the theme of a photo contest. One of the contest rules was the photo had to be taken after May, 2016. I have plenty of sunsets, seascapes and landmarks, but no landscapes of exotic places.
What’s wrong with Verdigre, Nebraska!? A farming community of Czech heritage in the northeast part of the state, where crops are a challenge in the sandy soil. This scene typifies the area: a humble but well-kept farm surrounded by tall grass prairie mixed with rolling hills spotted with scrub oak and cedar woods.
An idyllic scene, I thought… might be postcard-worthy.
Thought for the Day: The great fact was the land itself, which seemed to overwhelm the little beginnings of human society that struggled in its somber wastes. Willa Cather