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
I was puzzled by the idea of these two trees being fenced inside a much larger fence for cattle and horses. Any ideas? This is broader view of the same two trees. © Rita Jacques 2019 Cedar Springs, Ontario.
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 of Chatham. I’ve always been fascinated by the intricate bales or rolls of hay or wheat or whatever it is I see in fields. I asked my son-in-law, a farmer, what it was, and he replied, “It’s a bale of hay in an alfalfa field!” I told him he’s faster than google!
My favourite barn is still standing! Highway #42 between Windsor and Chatham. © Rita Jacques 2018.
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