What we who live here consider ordinary in our day-to-day lives is seen from a totally different perspective by those who visit friends and family.
During harvest one year, a young man who lived in a large city visited us. One night, he called his girlfriend and I overheard him say, “They have the biggest lawnmowers here you ever saw!”
His description of a combine brought a smile as I thought to him harvesting the wheat probably did look like someone cutting a lawn.
A friend of mine, Rita, lived in Chicago. She called to say she wanted to come and visit us. She said she’d been curiou...