Flat, featureless, boring. Those were the words I heard growing up whenever someone would mention the plains. My view was informed by Dorothy's Kansas, which looked scary and Gothic even before the twister took her house and Toto, too.
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Monday, December 3, 2012 2:54 PM
PAWHUSKA, Okla. - It is hard to love a land you don't understand, and for most of my life I had no idea why anyone would ever live in the Great Plains - let alone love the place.