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 just love the addition of flowers to the rural life. These little touches are beautiful to me! © Rita Jacques 2019 Watford, Ontario.
Just having fun with edits…you can’t take things too seriously! It’s Friday! This is the original shot, taken as a passenger from a moving car. My hubby did slow down for me:) I keep an eye on this sinking shed as I drive by it about once a week, watching it become more and more… Continue reading Friday Fun Day #2
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.
I had pulled over to the side of the rural road to take a photo of horses standing a fair distance away in a fenced-in area. Before I knew it, horses and cattle came running to the fence to greet me! I was caught off-guard, not knowing if they considered me an intruder or a… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #116
Fog rolling into an apple orchard. Cedar Springs, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2019.
Old, abandoned barn near Wheatley, Ontario. Don’t know why but I’m always drawn to the old barns! © Rita Jacques 2018.