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The Old Homestead
I love the openness of western lands. And little bits of history here and there. Along Highway 135, Wyoming, USA.
Posted in Photography Tagged abandoned building, rural, wide open spaces, wyoming 7 Comments
Missouri Back Road
Posted in Photography Tagged back road, missouri, rural 10 Comments
City Glove Country Glove
They are both lost. Doesn’t matter if you are a tough work glove destined to share your country space with coyote poop… or a fashion accessory accented by pink litter at a city curb you are still lost. It has … Continue reading
Posted in Photography Tagged lost glove, rural, urban 3 Comments
Fencing in a Marsh
Another photo from near Ramah, New Mexico. Linking to Friday Fences.
Posted in Photography Tagged fence, friday fences, New Mexico, rural 12 Comments
Most Beautiful Backyard
A short road trip to northwest New Mexico felt like a long way from home. A bit higher elevation and therefore, a bit cooler. On a visit to friends of friends, I saw the most beautiful backyard ever. This is … Continue reading
Posted in Photography Tagged friday fences, hoodoo, mesa, New Mexico, rural 13 Comments
Eastern New Mexico Landscape
A simple fence and older windmill south of Tucumcari, New Mexico. And I’ll link to Friday Fences so you can see more fence photos.
Posted in Photography Tagged fence, friday fences, New Mexico, photography, rural, Tucumcari, windmill 6 Comments
I think these are Fjord ponies. Whatever breed, they are beautiful. I’ll link this to Friday Fences, but it’s really about the horses!
Posted in Photography Tagged fjord pony, horse, photography, rural 9 Comments
Cody Nebraska Grain Elevator
Here’s a textured version of a photo I took last year in Cody, Nebraska. I think the alterations improved it. This is the original. I love old buildings, especially these rusty ones.
Posted in Photography Tagged cody, grain elevator, Nebraska, photography, rural, texture 2 Comments
Stone Corner Post
I saw this stone corner post near Globe, Arizona last month. The rocks are enclosed in a wire cylinder. Great use for all the rocks found on the land! It does look like rough land to fence. I’ll add this … Continue reading
Posted in Photography Tagged arizona, corner post, fence, friday fences, rural, stone 12 Comments
Hiking today we saw the first buds on cactus plants. Might see some full flowers next week. This round cactus is about the size of a golf ball. And a sweet baby barrel cactus. It’s about 4” in diameter (without … Continue reading
Posted in Photography Tagged barrel, cactus, claret cup, desert, flower, New Mexico, rural, spines Leave a comment
Minimalist and quite ineffective fence. OK, maybe it was a gate to begin with, but it really works as a fence, just not a very good one. I’ll try to sneak it into Friday Fences.
Posted in Photography Tagged fence, gate, minimalist, rural 20 Comments
Grandpa Claycomb’s Diaries
I am rich. I don’t have much money, but I have family diaries and photographs. My grandfather kept diaries and ledgers. It might my favorite thing about him. He died when I was 12, so I didn’t really know him. … Continue reading
Posted in Family Stories, Grandpa's Diaries Tagged Amarillo, diary, grandfather, header, Illinois, mule, rural, texas, Wildorado 7 Comments
Wordless Wednesday Horses
Linking to Wordless Wednesday.
Posted in Photography Tagged field, horses, rural, Wordless wednesday 18 Comments
Burnt Fence Post
Once a large post, now it’s more sculptural than functional. Yellowing cottonwoods along the Rio Grande can be seen in the background. Linking with Friday Fences.
Posted in Photography Tagged burnt post, fence, friday fences, rural 18 Comments
This is from an old Polaroid of my neighbor’s barn in Las Lomas near Watsonville, California. I took it so I could make a sketch of the barn. Now I’ve tried to help it along with Kim Klassen’s Back-In texture. … Continue reading
Posted in Photography Tagged barn, barn charm, california, Coca Cola sign, kim klassen, rural, Watsonville 14 Comments
Barn & Trucks
The background is the roof of a larger barn. I’m starting to get desperate here – I’ve already used this photo earlier but not linked to Barn Charm. I”m running out of barns!! Those of you in the east of … Continue reading
Posted in Photography Tagged barn, barn charm, farm, old truck, red, rural 16 Comments