Photos in the Life of a Country Girl

Smaller butterfly, brown, white and yellow.

Smaller butterfly, brown, white and yellowButterflies enjoying the butterfly bush

 

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Barred Rocks

Barred Rocks

I think he is a crossed Americauna, small but handsome!

I think he is a crossed Americauna, small but handsome!

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Green beans were bountiful this summer!

Green beans were bountiful this summer!

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New roses provided us beauty in tough times and they're wrapped up for the coming winter.

New roses provided us beauty in tough times and they’re wrapped up for the coming winter.

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2014 ladybugs ready for the garden!!

2014 ladybugs ready for the garden!!

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These came from two hills and I cooked some with fresh green beans and we baked some for supper last night.  SOOOO good!

These came from two hills and I cooked some with fresh green beans and we baked some for supper last night. SOOOO good!

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Mr. Stripey and German Pink tomatoes are being picked daily to keep the chickens from getting them.

Mr. Stripey and German Pink tomatoes are being picked daily to keep the chickens from getting them.

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Four little ones make it out of the shells.

Four little ones make it out of the shells.

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2014 final wood split and ready to store in shed.  Wonderful oak that has been dead for at least a year.

2014 final wood split and ready to store in shed. Wonderful oak that has been dead for at least a year.

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Sun flower bloom!

Sun flower bloom!

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Butterflies enjoying the butterfly bush
first sunflower of the year

first sunflower of the year

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purple coneflowers are pink this year.

purple coneflowers are pink this year.

pink hibiscus

pink hibiscus

Pink impatiens

Pink impatiens

Shamrocks and hens _chicks greet visitors

Shamrocks and hens _chicks greet visitors

Fuzzy enjoying the scarce sunshine

Fuzzy enjoying the scarce sunshine

baby hen foraging close to mom

baby hen foraging close to mom

Mama hen watching for danger

Mama hen watching for danger

Larger herd on he mountain

Larger herd on he mountain

butterfly nectar

butterfly nectar

Swallowtail

Swallowtail

 

spring rains

spring rains

Looking at the mountain

Looking at the mountain

winter brown

winter brown

Fall look of the fields

Fall look of the fields

Chestnut trees everywhere

Chestnut trees everywhere

top of Little Mountain looking at Potts Mountain

top of Little Mountain looking at Potts Mountain

Little Mtn fields

Little Mtn fields

Walking the woods on Little Mtn

Walking the woods on Little Mtn

Grazing cattle in the long field

Grazing cattle in the long field

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These all came from one row in the garden and most of them are white onions.

These all came from one row in the garden and most of them are white onions.

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Unloading at the haylot

Unloading at the haylot

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1st pasture mowed 2013

1st pasture mowed 2013

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The sky was lit up!!

The sky was lit up!!

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Dad and Mom enjoy the festivities too!  Our little boy is all grown up!

Dad and Mom enjoy the festivities too! Our little boy is all grown up!

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100 yards from the house!

100 yards from the house!

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Wrestling with Belle

Wrestling with Belle

Wrestling with Cuddles

Wrestling with Cuddles

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Jimmy Taylor manning the head chute 05212013

Sassy

Sassy

Beautiful quart jars of honey and honeycomb straight from the hives.

Beautiful quart jars of honey and honeycomb straight from the hives.

2012 Gold

2012 Gold

Bee house and time to check the hives spring 2013.

Bee house and time to check the hives spring 2013.

Calf bottle full, warm and sweetened.

Calf bottle full, warm and sweetened.

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Brandy

Brandy

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Belle - the traveler

Belle – the traveler

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Sassy and Buckwheat

Sassy and Buckwheat

Lemon Pound Cake

Lemon Pound Cake

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Orange, gold and red surround the house

Orange, gold and red surround the house

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Fall color

Fall color

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Home of Eddie and Rita Caldwell 2013

Home of Eddie and Rita Caldwell 2013

This is a photo of my husband's great grandfather and his siblings.  We think the photo was taken at the passing of one of their parents.

This is a photo of my husband’s great grandfather and his siblings. We think the photo was taken at the passing of one of their parents.

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Cuddles

Cuddles

Heather & Shawn, my beautiful children.

Heather & Shawn, my beautiful children.

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Annie and the triplets

Annie and the triplets

Baby

Baby

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Custard Pies

Custard Pies

Victoria - Summer 2012

Victoria – Summer 2012

Growing up way too fast!

Growing up way too fast!

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Christmas 2012 Hearth Cricket

Christmas 2012 Hearth Cricket

New roost addition to accomdate everyone!

New roost addition to accomdate everyone!

Pressure canner filled with water, jars of meat and sealed ready for heating. I cook it for 90 minutes at 10 pounds of pressure.

Pressure canner filled with water, jars of meat and sealed ready for heating. I cook it for 90 minutes at 10 pounds of pressure.

Fresh ham for sausage

Fresh ham for sausage

One load fills up a pretty big gap!

One load fills up a pretty big gap!

Truck full and some has to be split.

Truck full and some has to be split.

Porch wood stack getting low.

Porch wood stack getting low.

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Sassy Sassy resting

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Sassy_Summer 2012

 

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Hens & chicks

Hens & chicks

 

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Talking to the man.

Talking to the man.

Gorgeous

Gorgeous

WAiting for someone to come out and play.

WAiting for someone to come out and play.

Dainty moth

Dainty moth

 

 

 

Fuzzy enjoying the scarce sunshine

Fuzzy enjoying the scarce sunshine

Mama hen watching for danger

Mama hen watching for danger

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Jippy decided to take a nap!!

Jippy decided to take a nap!!

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2 responses to “Photos in the Life of a Country Girl

  1. Loved seeing the photos

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