I love the prairie! So often I have seen the dawn come and the light flood over the land and everything turned radiant at once, that word “good” so profoundly affirmed my soul that I am amazed I should be allowed to witness such a thing.
— from Marilynne Robinson’s Gilead
This view. Our reward for rising at five, finishing the daily chores, and donning our walking shoes before 6 a.m.