(Photo by Paul Orosco - ONN Chief Photographer)
He said his name was Early, like "Early In The Morning". I saw him out cutting his field today of high grass, but he was wearing most notable and characteristic hat most people would envy.
The large wide brim shaded him as he carefully cut the grass with his tractor in the hot summer heat and high humidity. He said he is just a little older than his 1960's Ford tractor and he handled the tractors movements with artful precision.