It’s the High Lonesome for a Reason

The plain gives man new and novel sensations of elation, of vastness, of romance, of awe, and often nauseating loneliness. – Walter Prescott Webb, The Great Plains (1931) Yet, America remains attached to the idea of Yeoman farmer and the rural bucolic existence.  It lays deeply burrowed in our collective mythology.  Many people who live in small … Continue reading It’s the High Lonesome for a Reason