Although he's primarily focused on personal conversation, Stuart Chittenden says our relationship with the land remains a dynamic factor in our sense and articulation of community. In western Nebraska, he finds a confluence of themes that produce a narrative extending beyond the state.
A dark and stormy entry into a small Nebraska town eases into a morning of song, leg-extending laughter and a culinary adventure for Stuart Chittenden. In the Danish capitol of Nebraska, he dips his toe into “community,” and is pulled into the water.
In this first of four reflections on a Couple of 830 Mile Long Conversations, Stuart Chittenden considers our relationship with the land through conversations with Nebraskans across the state. Listen to more reports every Wednesday in November at 8:45 a.m.