Category Archives: Old Barns

I Lived In A Chicken House?

I was in fifth grade. My family had just moved from East Peoria, Illinois to Waterloo, Iowa. We were living in Grandma’s house until we could find a house for us. It was a large boarding    house so Mother … Continue reading

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One of my favorite states! I love the west side of the mountains.   It seemed like a long drive today but I was anxious to get to Stanwood, to the cemetery where my dad has been since January 2006 … Continue reading

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Old Barns

Old Barns.

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Basketball and Old Barns

Armon’s last basketball game for this season was this morning. Jerry wasn’t feeling well so I went by myself. Armon is a great little basketball player. I saw him make two baskets this morning for sure and possibly three. (It’s … Continue reading

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Inside An Old Barn

On a spur-of-the-moment turn into a driveway I was taken back, way back in history. Yes, it was a driveway where there is an old barn. I gingerly knocked on the door of the house. A man answered my knocking. … Continue reading

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A Fun Day With Grandchildren

Elmise and Armon, our two grandchildren from Haiti, were with us for most of the day today. They were very good and we had a fun day. Here they are making cookies. They made all shapes except I wouldn’t allow … Continue reading

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Old Barns II

I’ve been able to add to my collection of old barns. My sister-in-law, Cookie, stopped at several old barns, so I could take pictures, the day we drove north in Colorado to go to the Wild Life Sanctuary. My brother, … Continue reading

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Old Barns

I love old barns. I suppose it goes back to my childhood days in Iowa. My relatives all lived on farms but we didn’t so when we went visiting I loved going into the barn. I loved the animals: cows, … Continue reading

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