THE DUST BOWL OF THE 1930

The 1930s were some of the driest years in American history. Eight long years of drought, preceded by inappropriate cultivation technique, and the financial crises of the Great Depression forced many farmers off the land abandoning their fields throughout the Great Plains that run across the heart of mainland United States. via The Dust Bowl of … Continue reading THE DUST BOWL OF THE 1930

CARVING DEAD TREES INTO PUBLIC ART

Trees have long life spans, but eventually they too die of old age or succumb to diseases or get damaged in thunderstorms and hurricanes. When trees in urban spaces die and show signs of toppling over or breaking off, the city might decide to remove them for the safety of those around. The remaining stumps […] … Continue reading CARVING DEAD TREES INTO PUBLIC ART