Happy Thanksgiving


November 23, 2023

Earlier this year, a new Nebraska statue arrived in the U.S. Capitol. Each state memorializes two people in the Capitol building and our newest addition is Pulitzer Prize- winning author Willa Cather. One quote by Cather, from her novel, "My Ántonia," encapsulates what I'm thankful for during this season of gratitude:

"We were talking about what it is like to spend one's childhood in little towns like these, buried in wheat and corn, under stimulating extremes of climate: burning summers when the world lies green and billowy beneath a brilliant sky, when one is fairly stifled in vegetation...

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