I was intrigued by the beautiful barn quilts while on a drive to camp recently. Wondering at the story behind them, I researched and learned they commemorate the stories of pioneer women and their families during the War of 1812-1814. There are 100 barn quilts–8′ square murals–on a 65-km route along the Thames River Valley.… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #143
Old, abandoned barn near Wheatley, Ontario. Don’t know why but I’m always drawn to the old barns! © Rita Jacques 2018.
Rural area outside Chatham. I pulled over to snap the pic, then walked a bit for a better angle. By the time I returned to my car, two vehicles had pulled over to see if I was alright. They offered to give me a lift if I needed one. Nice folk! © Rita Jacques 2017.
Two pics of my favourite barn in the countryside between Windsor and Chatham. © Rita Jacques 2017.
Barn on Highway #79 in South-Western Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2017
Barn in countryside outside of Windsor, Ontario. Peace sign on barn and the words: “Don’t stop believing.” © Rita Jacques 2017