During WW2 there were many internment sites. Most people would be surprised to hear that one of them was located in south eastern Colorado. Just outside of Granada, Colorado. The ‘authorities’ were primarily concerned with Japanese Americans near the west coast of the US but that didn’t stop them from interning thousands of JA inland. Continue reading “Japanese Internment WWII”
That was my country—Terrible winds and a wonderful emptiness. – Georgia O’Keefe, Lovingly Georgia (ed. C. Giboire, 1990), Simon and Schuster, New York, NY
Out ‘here’ grain elevators are all over the place. Some small and some large as a previous post showed. You would think that if you’ve seen one you’ve seen them all. Not so much so I present some that I have found ‘photogenic’
On my way into Colorado. This was on Highway 96 taking me to Eads, CO. This version on I 70 the big interstate is usually crowded with people wanting their picture taken in front of the sign. Here I had it all to myself.
Friends of ours live on a ranch in Eastern Colorado. This is their front view. Recently someone put a heard of Buffalo out there – can’t imagine a nicer addition to your front yard!
So who says there’s no culture or artistry in small towns. Well ya kind of have to look around. This is an outdoor menagerie or sculpture garden. Clearly put together with some serious welding skills. But look beyond that and you see folks out in the plains who want to express their artistic skills.
As a child, I spent a lot of time wandering around the prairies and in the hills, and there was a sense that it was such a wide-open space, and there was kind of a feeling of potential. I could imagine anything happening there. Arthur Slade Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/arthur_slade_ This is main street KitContinue reading “You’ve got to slow down”