The winter garden: Illinois farmhouse

The winter garden/enclos*ure: farmhouse living room, Mercer County, Illinois, November 1936, by Russell Lee, via Library of Congress“Window of farmhouse living room. Mercer County, Illinois. Hired man lives in house on farm which was formerly residence of owner-operator,” November 1936.  Photo and caption by Russell Lee, via Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

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Another winter garden is here.

Let me go to the window,
Watch there the day-shapes of dusk
And wait and know the coming
Of a little love.

— Carl Sandburg, from “At a Window

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