This week I turn twenty three. It’s not a particularly impressive marker in life, possessing none of the raw energy of eighteen or the inebriation of turning twenty one. It doesn’t even claim to be the half way mark through your twenties. Instead it’s…
VIDEO: The Roaring Twenties | Plowing Through History
Last weekend, the Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra hosted their annual gala. The theme of the year was that age of decadent boozing known as the roaring twenties. It was pleasant as usual, the music upbeat and positive, taking you to a time when getting a drink meant excitement with a lick of danger, all while your stocks were on the rise.
All that got me thinking (music sometimes does that), we all have a pretty good idea of what was going on in the cities during the twenties, but what about the farms and farmers? It is my honor to present a new series for your consideration: Plowing through history. A series that answers the question that keep you up at night, “What were farmers doing all those years?”