Friday, September 19, 2008
Somewhere in Nebraska
deserted old farmhouse somewhere in Nebraska. I have no ties to Nebraska, I've never been there but I have a friend who is working out there right now and he took some pictures for me. Knowing I'd love this one, it is my favorite of what he sent. He sent it in color but I like it a lot in black and white. I look at this picture and wish it could come alive and tell me of the family or families that had lived there. What was their life like? What joys and hardships did they face? I can almost imagine a bunch of kids running around in overalls outside in the yard. I can imagine a hard working farm woman, like my own grandmother, taking care of her kids, working the fields, doing what it took to sustain life. I imagine a husband and father, quite spoken and proud. I wish this house could talk.