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Golden Waves of Wheat

Connie Mooreup close mass of wheat

As much as I love the yellow lilies in June and the red and white Sweet William in May and the pink and white coneflowers in July, it is the heart-stopping golden waves of ripe wheat along the ridges that stirs an urge to spend time contemplating the land and in turn, life itself.

individual heads of ripe wheat

Waving in a light breeze, individual heads of ripe wheat are artistically perfect, yet the whole field is a painting waiting to happen.

ribbon of gold on ridge

This is farming, this is the land, the earth at its best.