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Barn Chicks Blog Party

October 7, 2010

Howdy, all you barn chicks! I just couldn’t resist not joining in the barnyard fun when Julie Marie of Idyllhours said she was hosting it this month. Each morning these rustic beauties greet me in all their worn and weathered glory. There are newer barns that dot the skyline, but my eyes are forever drawn to these magnificent barns that have stood the test of time. If only these barn walls could talk, what stories they would tell. Maybe they would tell of all the blood, sweat and tears that have gone into working this land, or maybe of happier days when new cow or horse is born, or a crop brought a good price, or possibly of a lovers kiss among the hay. Some of these barns still seem to be serving their purpose of sheltering their contents from the elements, while others seem to have been deserted and locked away. Each evening, I am welcomed home again as I pass each barn I know that I am closer to the place I love to be… home. Thank you for joining me on my barn tour. Stop by Idyllhours for more barns chicks fun!
Julie Marie said...

Hi Sheila... oooh, what a wonderful post! How lucky you are to see these beautiful barns each day, and then know you are home... I love the worn and weathered ones the very most too, like you said, those that have withstood the test of time... they are such beloved treasures! And what beautiful prose with your photos... I can just imagine the lovers, stealing a kiss among the hay... how romantic!... Thanks so much for joining in my party this time for the Barn Chicks!... love to you... xoxo Julie Marie

Jan said...

beautiful photo's! I wish some of these old barns could tell me a story.

Rebecca said...

I agree-I wish they could talk. We've done a barn tour for the past 2 years with our historical society and it's been fantastic. The first year there were several people who wrote about their childhood growing up in barns-not just the day to day chores, but all the fun kid stuff-Nice post!

Leah C said...

Beautiful, blessed old barns...here's hoping they forever grace our landscapes! And may we always long to hear their stories:)

Celestina Marie Designs said...

Hi Sheila,
Oh I so enjoyed your barn party post. What a joy for you to view these gorgeous barn buildings each day. What inspiration full of enchantment and romance at the same time.
Love all your pics.
Hugs and blessings, Celestina Marie

DogsMom said...

How wonderful to have so many great barns close to home. What a wonderful feeling that each is guiding you home.

DogsMom
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Rebecca said...

Love the old barns-wish someone would be able to take care of them-such history!

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