Bright South County Pastoral (Select Image or Title To See In A Larger Format)
Bright South County PastoralSouth County pastoral scene under bright late afternoon sun and clouds moving in. About a quarter of a mile down the street is the shore.
" The feeling that life is essentially inadequate to the human spirit ... is naturally at home with most versions of pastoral." ~ William Empson
We live in mythical South County, Rhode Island. I say mythical because there is no official "South County". Our town is in "Washington County". But, "South County" is the local colloquial and historical reference.
And it is good that South County is "mythical" because so is its presence. Myth made manifest. Within minutes, seconds in some cases, we transport from one scene to another. In this case, the peaceful pastoral. In a few minutes of walking, we would be at the scenic marina on the shore.
Rolling South County Pastoral
Rolling South County PastoralSouth County pastoral scene under bright late afternoon sun and clouds moving in. About a quarter of a mile down the street is the shore.
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