I took a long drive yesterday. I was out and about anyway and I just needed some time to think. There's something magic about the steering wheel. It seems to engage different parts of the brain and I can think things through as the miles pass.
Yesterday I was thinking about things that are disappearing from our world. One of those is cattle grazing in a field. It's becoming rare. They're almost always crammed into a feed lot where a particular diet can quickly fatten them up for slaughter.
I'm not sure when that change happened, exactly. I just became aware that it had - past tense. It makes me wonder what I'll be longing to see again five years from now that is commonplace today. I hope I'm appreciating whatever it is.
I guess that's always the trick - to be appreciating what is right in front of us.
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Saturday, May 30, 2009
Appreciating Disappearing Scenes
Posted by Patsy Terrell at 1:12 AM