Mid March the days are getting
a lot longer. (for you out of Towner's “the sun is higher in the
sky at mid day” thus the mornings are lighter earlier and the
setting sun occurs later!)
This year by this time the
abundance of snow has been moved around gently by the wind,
nothing severe, but enough to keep you watching for the
directional tree lines and bushes separating all the open farm
land property line to property line. It seemed the north,
north-west sides of tree lines and bushes had the smoothest
powder for an unsurpassed ride!
This gas station just outside
Birch Hills was perfect to pull up to all winter long, a one
station and restaurant.
An abandoned house on an old
homestead from the early days.
Catching a breather coming off
a ridge of hills just about in to St. Louis on the way back from
There’s location, and timing
many windrows of THRASHED grain stocks are under the snow,
and with the right speed
and angle can create 20 or 40 hits and lifts as you crisscross
such a Stubble field countless times.
We all get in the action
but you know what happens when you hand your camera to someone