BILL VAUGHN: "Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the street after them."
PHOTOGRAPHER'S JOURNAL: I made a point of getting back to Red Hook to catch Meadow Brook Farm as the season changed.
A Place to Swing
They resign themselves to slopes beneath andslowly embrace the earth.
They rotate the sky above their heads andmark each year with a ring.
They bend with the wind, change garments with the seasons, andstrive to reach the sun.
Beneath their canopies are places to dally, buttrees are time's watchmen.
How many lifetimes have these ancient maples and these old barns beendancing here?