Nebraska Landscape

Northeast Nebraska

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

2 thoughts on “Nebraska Landscape

  1. Love this picture. The red barn says true farm. Love the contrast of sky, trees, pond and barn. O course anytime I see a red barn and windmill I get a little nostalgic!!

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