I had forgotten how green and verdant and abundant the wildlife in Illinois is.
The Mackinaw river cuts across the Bloomington Moraine,
flowing abundance widely across the land.
As we drove home from Minier after dinner on Saturday night, I opened the window to appreciate the soft, water-laden breeze, and smell the delicate odors from the woods, and the
strong, fertile scent of the dark, rich soils.
...By thy prairies verdent growing,
That's all I remember. But it fit the mood and the
It's just so incredibly fertile...
And the green is not delicate or retiring...
A softer, gentler beauty than what I have come to love here in New Mexico.
It's so green...