Summer morning on the farm. This view is from the herb garden looking out towards the field by the barns on the Farm.

I recently came across an article on Mother Nature Network that discussed things our grandparents did that we all could take a lesson from. Especially those things that saved precious personal and natural resources. This got me thinking about things MY grandparents (and PARENTS for that matter) did that I really need to rediscover and …

17 Things Our Grandparents Did When "Green" Was Just A Color

17 Things Our Grandparents Did When “Green” Was Just A Color. This made me want to hang a clothesline. I can still remember the smell of my sheets my mom would hang dry outside, and it is such a great smell! Why don't I use a clothesline?

Personalized wooden lake maps.

Handcrafted in the USA, Lake Art laser-cut wooden wall maps feature shorelines, two colors, and up to eight depth dimensions. lakes available. What a great gift idea.

Yeager Road RD#1

I can still smell our laundry hanging in the sunshine, bleached white, with blueing added for extra whiteness. I hear the squeak of the clothesline reel, the fluttering of the clothes in the breeze. Laundry was an all-day event. Ironing was on Tuesday.


She had an apple tree, apples for you & me.apples on cart,apples in baskets. apples on tarts & apples on the tree.She had an apple tree, an apple for you & me!

France 2012 | Our holiday in France | By: Terrebel | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

tiny stone cottage or shed in France-- I would just like to have my very own chickens in the future

_MG_0781 - Iron Gate | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Wrought iron gate for the entrance to my secret garden - but want to design my own gate.


Wildflower Forest, Wisconsin (photo via sage) <> (woods, woodlands, landscape)

Hay bales and barns, Massachusetts by Photographic Poetry. I love photographing hay bales in the field.

Garden gate, let me in! | Backyards

lovely secret garden look with vine plant attached to beautiful arch around the entryway