Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Inspiration


On this fine first day of October, I am taking some inspiration from Our Neck of the Woods and clearing out some shots from my camera.  


Our friend's dog working in the water.......


the Lady of the Yard......



garden tomatoes floating in ice water......




a gentleman working the field the old-fashioned way.....




and a trio of metal, toy barns that I have collected.  






"October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider horizon more clearly seen.  It is the distant hills once more in sight, and the enduring constellations above them once again."  

Hal Borland  


39 comments:

  1. beautiful images and i love the quote. i've been working at cleaning my photo files and uploading them into snapfish...such a daunting task that has to be done! if only i did it regularly it wouldn't be such a biggie!

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  2. Morning Michelle, loved all the inspiration pictures, beautiful, Blessings Francine.

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  3. I love these photos, Michelle. The toy barns bring back lots of memories from childhood. Have a good Tuesday.

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  4. Love your pictures, especially the farmer doing it the old fashioned way. Happy Tuesday.

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  5. Great shots Michelle. Love the little barns.

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  6. Perfect photos for the 1st day of October!

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  7. I love the photo of the farmer with his mules!

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  8. Good Morning and Happy October Michelle, great photos, especially love the "gentleman and his mules" really fantastic!

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  9. Fab photo post !!!
    Love the mule team, and your lady of the lawn ...
    actually they are all splendid as always !
    Happy October.

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  10. Beautiful - and what a great idea to clear the camera! I love the quote, too!

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  11. I also love the last two.. plow horses are so cool! Neat collection of barns.

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  12. My favorite shot is the one with the gentleman farmer...

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  13. Those barns are awesome! My grandpa used to have one like that at his house for the kids to play with. Great memories!

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  14. How awesome you are clearing your camera as well! I love it :) My favorite is the shot of the garden tomatoes floating in ice water. I would never think to take a photo of something so commonplace as that, but it turned out really lovely and artsy!

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  15. I think you need to clear out that camera more often...great images!!

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  16. Love your photos, Michelle! You have captured some wonderful scenes. Love your barns! :) xo The quote is perfect.

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  17. What nice pictures. I love those barns. I have never heard of anyone who collected them before.

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  18. A great selection. The old gent working the field with his horses is my favorite.

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  19. love those barns...handsome dog....

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  20. Great life that you have there...

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  21. Lovely images of farm life!! Your collection of barns are too sweet! Blessings~~~Roxie

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  22. Very neat to see the field work being done the old fashioned way! I've never seen that done before.

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  23. I love the barns! What a fun collection!

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  24. Its always so refreshing to see pictures from your small world, a very welcome time off from the concrete jungles of Mumbai. I love the image of the man working in the fields!! Have a lovely day Michelle :)

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  25. HI Michelle A lovely selection of photos to share. Loved the tomatoes in ice cubes and I think the trampoline spoils that shot, I am sure you could crop it as she really is beautiful adn would stand out then (only my opinion)

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    1. Margaret,
      You are right about cropping out the trampoline. I took all of these shots straight out of the camera, with no processing this time.

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  26. Love the barns and the 'lady of the yard'. Both playful and so symbolic.

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  27. These are all beautiful, Michelle. Love the team of mules. xo Laura

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  28. I'm glad you did that housecleaning. Those pictures really needed to see the light of day.

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  29. I would love to see a farmer working with horses or mules one more time...and them not Amish. Till I would feel comfortable whipping out the camera.

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  30. I like the shot of the man with the team of mules - best seat in the house (unless the mules have gas).

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  31. Very enjoyable photos. The little dog is really cute. Loved the man with the horses working in the field.

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