Essays taken from a weekly newspaper column published in the Washington County News, Washington, Kansas. Look for my book, "Dispatches From Kansas," available from Amazon.com, from the author or Town Crier Bookstore, 716 Commercial, Emporia.
I'm especially fond of that next-to-last photo. There's something about it that's brave and inspiring - harvest is such a huge task, and the willingness of people to take it on is a marvel.
I thought it said something about the loneliness of harvesting, all those hours, days and weeks spent alone inside a tiny tin can with just your thoughts to keep you company.
Sort of like running the back roads in a tin can of a truck, harvesting photos with just your thoughts to keep you company....
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