Tag: The Dust Bowl

Open your eyes. You’re home.

When I was a kid we went on several road trips. Most of them took us to Ludington where we visited family, ran up and over sand dunes, and let the waves of Lake Michigan push us here and there and everywhere. The drive…

The Martian, The Dust Bowl, and The Will to Live

This weekend my husband and I went to see The Martian. It was every bit as good as I’d hoped, maybe even a little better. I know I’m enjoying a movie when I don’t analyze plot and characterization and just get pulled into the…

The Next Year People

The people living in the wasteland of the Dust Bowl region knew suffering. It was beside them, trickling in through every crack in the roof, they breathed it in with every inhalation. Suffering was ever present in their every moment. Still, many of them…

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