Photographer Larry Gerbrandt spent nine years capturing on camera the luminous wheat fields and farms of an area known as the "Palouse" in Eastern Washington.
A PM doing push-ups
Not everyone uses their private plane as a place for nefarious goings-on. Australia's dull-as-cardboard prime minister, Kevin Rudd, claims he uses his time in mid-air to work out.
And that doesn't mean those ankle-turning exercises we're told to do in order to prevent deep vein thrombosis. "I do push ups on the plane," Rudd said of his fitness regime recently. "It keeps me sane." Warning: do not try while crammed on to a Ryanair flight.