Green pastures and still waters
I am Genevieve Netz, and I have lived in Christian County, Kentucky, for about 20 years. I love Kentucky (despite the hot, humid days of July and August!)
|Location of Christian County, within Kentucky|
I grew up on a cattle ranch in Rock County, Nebraska (approximately at the black dot on the map below). The Nebraska Sandhills are a unique prairie region that was once called "The Great American Desert." Several of my great-grandparents were homesteaders there. I cherish my memories of my Sandhill childhood, and I love going back to visit.
|Location of the Sandhills, within Nebraska|
Between my Nebraska childhood and these recent decades in Kentucky, I lived in Missouri, Bolivia, Missouri again, and Germany.
The least-populated place that I've ever lived was southern Rock County, Nebraska, where I grew up. We lived over 30 miles from town and I attended a one-room grade school that had a total enrollment of up to 9 students (one year, just 5 students.)
Dennis is my husband of 30+ years. We have two children, Keely and Isaac, and a son-in-law, Taurus. My family members sometimes appear in my blog posts, because they are important to me. Keely occasionally writes in the blog, as well.
|Traveling, about 1998|
I chose the name "Prairie Bluestem" for this blog because it suggests my heritage, background, and values. The blog is a reflection of my interests, attitudes, and experiences, but there is no stated theme. I write here when free time and inspiration coincide.
My e-mail address is email@example.com.
|God bless America,|
land that I love!
|My brother and me, about 1952|
|Keely, Dennis, and Isaac at the (former) Berlin Wall, 1992|
|Dennis took my picture in Cochabamba, Bolivia, about 1981|
|Near my home in rural Christian County, KY|