It’s their time

Beyond our vision, the fields of the Midwest are waking up.  Farmers are getting ready for the growing season.

Outbuildings and farm equipment © 2013 Celia Her City

Time to put those long-laid plans into play.  The equipment that has long lain idle will see some use . . .

Old barn, Wisconsin © 2013 Celia Her City

on lands that have been cultivated for many, many years.

A green field next to the stubble of last season

It’s a pleasure to see the dormant fields being tended again, to see the rectangles turn green with a careful geometry of seed imposed.

Field and gully (Wisconsin) © 2013 Celia Her City

Every foot of the monotonous but fertile landscape has received careful study, the fields curving around favorite trees and troublesome gullies.

Waking forests (Wisconsin) © 2013 Celia Her City

When the farmers’ work is done, there is respite to be found in the nearby forests and peaceful streams.

Sandbars (Wisconsin) © 2013 Celia Her City

I imagine these sandbars are a good place to be.

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