away for the weekend: a veteran's day thank you - and barn charm

Monday, November 12, 2012

a veteran's day thank you - and barn charm

Before sharing my barn for this week,
I would like to wish a heart felt thank you to all Veteran's, troops, and their families.
As I spend the day at home doing nothing of any significance,
I understand that this is a luxury I enjoy because of the brave
dedication of all who fight for our freedom as well as the sacrifices
made by their families.

Newfane, Vermont - July 2012
For this, I am truly grateful!

This past weekend was one of those truly beautiful Fall weekends that makes
 this my most very favorite season.
Greg and I enjoyed the company of one of his brothers and sister-in law.
While we played tourist a bit, I took lots and lots of pictures of covered bridges.
Sooooo
The photos for these weeks barn charm actually come from a bike ride that Greg and I took
back in August.




There's a part of me that misses all this green.
I really like the vine growing on the weathered wood.




Vermont is full of photogenic barns.
In fact - so much so that our weekend guests began to scout out barns for me
- enthusiastically pointing out some for future posts.




Barn charm is certainly contagious.


Thanks for dropping in!

17 comments:

  1. it is indeed. like the goldenrod framing the barn in the last pic. :)

    i liked your veteran's day gratitude, too. :)

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  2. What a lovely setting for those barns. The hills full of trees are beautiful. Bicycling is a great way to see the scenery.

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  3. Love the weathered natural wood on the one barn and the faded red on the other!
    All those green surroundings make for a lovely setting.
    Love that shot from July!

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  4. I love the vine growing on the weathered wood too! And the goldenrod in front of the barn.
    I also love covered bridges so will look forward to those photos.

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  5. Especially like the mysteriousness of the third photo!

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  6. Ohh, these two barns are so wonderful. Beautiful nature around them.

    Beautiful pictures!!! Love them very, very much!!!

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  7. Nice barns! I love vines growing on barns too.

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  8. Lovely photos of the barns! Amen to your thanks to our veterans. You said it very well.

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  9. Great shots. I agree - barn hunting is addictive! And thank you for the kind words for our veterans.

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  10. Great finds & I also really like the vines growing up the side of the barn, weathered barn wood & all! =) Thanks =)

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  11. Great photos! Love the vine growing on the barn. So cool!

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  12. came for the barns. love the yellow flowers in front. ... that 1st shot is so beautiful. i love red, white & blue all together. so lovely. glad you shared. big hugs. (:

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  13. All of it works so well together...old weather beaten barns, green trees and vines and goldenrod! Beautiful photos of a lovely part of our country!

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  14. Beautiful barn! I love your photo of the flags.

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  15. Amazing all the flags! The vine growing on the barn is very attractive.

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