Progress?

SW Omaha Construction Site Three months ago this was an idyllic farm setting in the Southwest corner of Douglas County, Nebraska. A crushed rock drive that wound its way through lush green corn fields to a proud white farm house where the porta-potty now sits. Large stately elms trees shaded the house and a sturdy … Continue reading Progress?

Lithuanian Farm

Outside a small village near Klaipeda, Lithuania is a working farm that appears to be of a bygone era.  The scene is idyllic, almost make believe, like stepping back in time. A small stream cuts through the low-lying pastures that feed the one horse and one cow.  The fields are cultivated with a plow pulled … Continue reading Lithuanian Farm

Boys Town Farm

Boys Town Farm is being wiped off the face of the earth.  In 1921 Father Flanagan moved his home for homeless boys from a boarding house in downtown Omaha to a large working farm 10 miles west of Omaha, which is now 144th and West Dodge road, and still the current location of Boys Town campus. … Continue reading Boys Town Farm