After the long weekend at St. Paul, it was great to have a week to
recover. Brinda, our chaperone, had talked to us beforehand about the
possibility of going to Elgin two nights: the Mark Nichols Memorial Bull
Riding Night and the Sunday Performance.
Are wind turbines the symbols of salvation for cash-starved rural
counties, or disfiguring cancers on the landscape? Baby steps to wean an
economy off fossil fuels, or menaces to public health and property
values? It may depend on who you ask.