Monthly Archives: December 2013

Our De Facto National Symbol – The Buffalo

The November 2013 issue of Smithsonian Magazine features something it is calling 101 Objects That Made America.  The idea behind it is to spotlight objects from the various museums, and show their importance in American history.  It’s a pretty fascinating … Continue reading

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This Place, These People . . . (those coffee table books)

Yet another book of incredible Great Plains images has emerged in recent months.  (Side note – What’s going on here?  Is it me or is the Great Plains becoming a hotbed for photojournalism these days?) This one is titled, This Place, … Continue reading

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Capturing America at its Greatest! (not Plainest)

An article appears in this week’s New York Times Magazine about life in the Great Plains.    I will refrain from commenting on it, other than to say it’s well written and worth reading, and don’t forget to check the … Continue reading

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Heartland

A new coffee table book has arrived featuring the Great Plains.  This one is called Heartland and it’s by David Plowden.  The book is a series of very beautiful black and white photographs from various places around the Great Plains, … Continue reading

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