Something in My Roots

July 28, 2010

Granted, my wheat heritage is based in Montana, and my recent travels through wheat country were in Washington, but the colors and the vistas are so identical and my deep response, the way my heart resonants at the scene, wheat has got to be in my blood.

The thing I cannot figure out though, is after all that time as a child, playing in the wheat, eating raw wheat kernels, how can it be now that I am so allergic to wheat? Shouldn’t I have some lovely symbiotic relationship instead? …

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