Melissa Hope Matlins


Great Plains
September 24, 2006, 7:22 pm
Filed under: Springfield, Illinois, Suburbanism

dscf0101.jpgThe terrain of the midwest is decidedly flat, crushed by a a glacial moraine some 100,000 years prior. This endless prairie is now carved up into pragmatic, tetris-shaped fields of corn, soybeans and wheat, their outlines visible from the air when you fly over the landscape on a clear day, as I did on Thursday.

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