Maize from Spanish: maíz after Taíno mahiz), known in some English-speaking countries as corn, is a large grain plant domesticated by indigenous peoples in Mesoamerica in prehistoric times. The leafy stalk produces ears which contain the grain, which are seeds called kernels. Maize kernels are used in cooking as a starch.

And so here we are at the 15th of the month and I’ve run into a problem.  The issue is that the “Flaming Foliage” of fall has just about burnt out already this year in my area.  There  are still quite a few green trees out there but they seem to be going from green to brown really quick.  You win some you loose some.  So I am forced to start looking elsewhere for my inspiration for this project.  Sometimes the answers are found right at ones feet….

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