On Windmills

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I’m taking a trip at the end of the month to the Netherlands. I was doing a little research and came across this article, which included the following,

“A spiritual visit to the countryside. Windmills are worthy objects of artistic attention, as Rembrandt found. (The windmill was said to be his muse.) De Kat, the last remaining wind-powered color mill in the world, produces “antique pigments” from dyewood. ”

I’ve always had a real affinity for windmills. I get to see more of them now then when I was growing up as they line the border between Minnesota (where I live) and South Dakota (where I go to see my mother, sisters, brother-in-laws, and nephews).

Not only have I always felt they were beautiful and serene. It’s also been shown that they are good for us. Too bad the fair residents of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket don’t agree.

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One comment

  1. “Too bad the fair residents of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket don’t agree.”

    Yeah, well when they’re fucking submerged in the Atlantic Ocean it’ll turn into kind of a moot point.

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