Wednesday, June 20, 2007


the choice crop for this year

(Note our "Lonestar" tree in the background)

The beauty of the vast empty farming lands will change into a new landscape this crop growing seasons across the street as the lush green corn stalks continue to flourish with the sunny weather the past two weeks, and rise out of the ground searching to reach for the skies, growing in great abundance closely together, row by row, over the course of the summer and fall seasons until harvest time returns.

It's very interesting to note the crop rotations, farmers insisting corn only be planted once every four to five years as it depletes the ground of its minerals. In between, crops of wheat, barley, oats, soybeans and other grains are planted, obviously not allowing for the height corn can produce. It should be most interesting watching the land disappear underneath the stalks this year, and I'm sure there will be mice aplenty when they harvest it. One small consolation is the fact it's across the