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Australia is a place with more land than people, more geography than architecture. But it is not and never has been empty. Few landscapes have been so deeply known.
J. Drew Lanham
Place and land and nature: how we tie these things together is critical to our sense of self-purpose and our fit in the world.
The Carolina mills spun our cotton bolls into cloth that would wrap you in life and shroud you in death. Today the windows are bricked up, the doors covered with plywood.