|Harry Truman behind the plow . . .|
He also took the time to become active as a Mason, and found his time in the fields valuable for memorizing ritual, among other things. “Riding one of these plows all day, day after day, gives one time to think,” he would say later. “I’ve settled all the ills of mankind in one way or another while riding along.”
He was always a student, even when staring at the back end of a mule.