Tuesday, July 14, 2009
The Kansas Hills
Kansas is nowhere near as flat as I'd thought. I imagined it flat as a tabletop, stretching for eternity. If you got a marble rolling right, you could roll it all the way across Kansas.
I was so wrong.
Kansas has a surprising number of hills - big ones, small ones, rolling hills, hills that approach an Easterner's idea of a mountain. I'd say Kansas is far hillier than Rhode Island.
I saw this shed at the top of a pretty big hill in Kansas. The sun was setting, and I was tired, and I got about a mile past this scene before I turned around and took some photos. There are telephone poles in my photograph, but I took them out of the painting.