Presentation on theme: "Imagery of Community. Rural People – Handsome Bunch The Imagery The Imagery –Pioneer stock –Rugged good looks –Ruddy –Farm girl –Cowboy –From good stock."— Presentation transcript:
Rural People – Handsome Bunch The Imagery The Imagery –Pioneer stock –Rugged good looks –Ruddy –Farm girl –Cowboy –From good stock –Simple beauty –Good Ole Boy
Quintessential Small Town I always think of heaven as a small town With a bandstand in a park with old houses all around, and a great many trees. And I would know everyone in it And no one would ever age, or die, or move away ANNE TYLER
The Power of Image Many Of Our Rural Areas Now Serve As Icons They Are Coming To Be Viewed As “Restorative Areas” This Imagery is Powerful – & Compelling Increased Urbanization Is Assumed To Heighten The Appreciation Of Rural Amenities
Access to Rural Image North America Has Its Vast Panoramas, Wilderness, Public Lands, And Sense of Becoming The Route to Europe’s Assets is Through Their Cities ------- The Gateway to America’s Crown Jewels is Through Our Small Towns and Rural Areas
Really? That Bad KENYANS reacting to a New Zealand offer of dog food to save hungry children have said they would rather eat it than starve to death. About every 6 seconds a person dies of involuntary starvation On Tuesday September 11, 2001, at least 35,000 people around the world died from starvation – 85% of them were childrenSeptember 11, 2001
I like to live in a little town Where the trees meet across the street, Where you wave your hand and say "Hello And when you go for a walk everyone asks if you want a ride; When the Post Office calls you because you haven't mailed out any Christmas cards this year!
And Finally The “Official” End of the World Picture