Outside My Front Door

Taking a moment this morning to appreciate the barn right outside my front door.  



She is old, but not too old.  
She is just right.  


Maybe sometimes a bit creepy when I am trying to get a couple of straw bales and hoping that a stray animal doesn't surprise me.....



Today she is surrounded by clear, blue skies.  
Maybe it will stay that way for a mere few hours.  


Linking up with The Barn Collective today.  
Pay Tom a visit, won't you?!  



Comments

  1. She still looks strong and straight with a nice worn patina! Thanks Michelle for sharing this beauty. I hope that there are more down in your neck of the woods for us to see.

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  2. How lucky to have your own lovely barn, Michelle!

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  3. Hello, she is looking good. Great photos, I hope there were no surprises jumping out of the straw bales. Happy Sunday, enjoy your new week ahead!

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  4. Your barn is a beauty. I do love a good barn. I wish more people would take care of them and save our countryside treasures. ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

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  5. Beautiful little profile snippets of your wonderful red barn. Yes, it's the slithering animal type I would not want to meet in there....

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  6. You've got a good one.
    I love that weathered red/gray patina.
    I was driving through southern rural Illinois farmland today, and passed
    so many beautiful barns. I wanted to stop and shoot each one.
    But I would have never reached my appointment (ha.)
    I thought of you today . . .
    Michelle, the farmette, barns, lucky girl.

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  7. Lucky you with a nice barn.
    ( In Norwegian barn is the word for children.)

    Happy new week! And let us both hope for SUNSHINE :)

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  8. Interesting views of your barn!
    Have a great week!
    Lea

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  9. Nice! Your first lines, "She is old but not too old. She is just right." is perfect in so many ways. Hope you're enjoying the holiday weekend.

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  10. What a great barn!

    We are having those same daily downpours you are.

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  11. I have always had a love affair with barns...this one is perfect...xoxo
    going over to link a barn post with Mr. Tom

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  12. I really LIKE the reference to 'she' in this post!!

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  13. I do love barns, never tire of seeing them.Blessings Francine.

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  14. Gorgeous barn and we too are having so much rain.

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  15. Nice perspective shots of the barn.

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  16. i feel the same way when i have to go under the deck where we store pool supplies...hoping no strays scare me! wonderful barn shots!

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  17. A red barn right outside your front door? Who lives better than you, Michelle?

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