IWAS REMINDED YESTERDAY WHY I LEFT MY JOB AND THE CITY behind, as I stood, mesmerized, as my hard-working dairy-farmer neighbors turned a hummocky green hillside gold, with one methodical pass after another. The simplest, most traditional images are often the most beautiful, no?–and sometimes provide even more visual relief than a garden.
What is your favorite glimpse of the American landscape, the one you could stare and stare out into? Does it include water or sky, or a sea of something else? Maybe you’ll be spending part of the holiday weekend in sight of it. Do tell–and enjoy.