Abbie B., age 23, Kansas

Early in the morning we can hear the prairie chickens drumming. I wonder if it is their mating song, or are they hunting nest locations. Yesterday I went up to the garden, was gone from 10 to 4 p. m. I boroghed a hoe. Hoed the beans, peas, planted corn ct.   It was very warm, and I was tired out. We have little twilight here. The sun sets, and in a few minutes it is dark.

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