Looking toward Wolf Knob, Old Rocky Mountain, Snowbird Mountain, and Hogback Mountains from near intersection of Clarks Chapel Road and Wells Grove Road ... © All Rights Reserved

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Comments (8)

D.R.Lamont on September 24, 2008

One thing I won't miss about this time of year is allergies, farm life wouldn't be as fun without them! This is such a lovely view! The hills in the distance are they ancient mountains? Or just big hills?



diannemcd on September 25, 2008

Lovely photo Jean is that your backyard? Dianne

Giors Cinquantasette on September 25, 2008

I like your country photo!!

un saluto Giors

someGuyinmasset on September 25, 2008

Nice picture Jean, the little tractor looks lonely though. Guy.

Jean Gregory Evans on September 25, 2008

Don, Did you used to live on a farm, were you a farmer? I used to live on a farm, a very small one. I am so relieved to not do farming! Farmers work so hard and it never ends. I know some folks love it, but I enjoy the fruits of others labors! Allergies is only a small part of the difficulties that farmers face.

The hills in the distance are old mountains.

Dianne, No, my backyard is all trees. I really do live in the forest, no joke.

giors, I love your many nice compliments.

Guy, I'm tempted to call give this photo a title by stealing more of your words, you are so witty! But I think I will look up the names of those old mtns.

D.R.Lamont on September 25, 2008

we used to raise pigs and cattle to sell at market, but small time farms have gone the way here now that the big commercial farms have rolled in. now we raise pheasants quails peacocks and chickens, we try to produce as much of our own food as possible to save a little cash.



Jean Gregory Evans on September 25, 2008

Don, I only visit the grocery store now. I grow a few flowers in pots. My mother loved chickens and that was the last thing that she had to give up. She is old now and bedridden, also blind. She adored her farm life and her garden. So I have some fond memories but the life is so hard, I am glad to be rid of it. I don't mind still seeing others at work there though if they enjoy it. For me, I am glad it is only a memory. I hope to never have to milk another cow as long as I live!

Cheers, Jean

D.R.Lamont on September 25, 2008

Jean, I spent the day searching for a giant puffball. I found one snapped a shot and rushed home to get it uploaded and as I was walking across the lawn low and behold... there was a much bigger one just sitting there in the middle of the yard.



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Photo details

  • Uploaded on September 24, 2008
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Jean Gregory Evans
    • Camera: SONY DSC-H5
    • Taken on 2008/09/24 10:52:27
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 6.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO125
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash