Monday, May 14, 2012

A Charming Barn

We took a road trip
last week
to pick up something that my
hubby bought for the farm.

On the way we passed this old beauty.

All she needs is a new roof
and she'd be ready
for the next generation
to put her to use.  

I wish she was mine.

We are starting to be
surrounded by
"amber waves of grain".
It won't be long until
they start cutting the 
winter wheat.
 I wonder what they'll plant next.

I hope it's corn...
or sunflowers!

Joining Tricia
over at 
Bluff Area Daily

Barn Charm 


Mecky said...

It is so sad to see barns falling down. There is one close to me that just kills me that they are allowing it to go. But it take money and maybe they can't afford it.
I have noticed that the wheat is getting so close to being ready. It is just so beautiful! Golden wheat fields and red barns. What can be better than that?

TexWisGirl said...

i sure hope they save that barn! she is a charmer!

AshTreeCottage said...

I love old barns! I seem to want every one I see.

Susan and Bentley

Neesie said...

What a special barn...oh I do hope they help her soon. She must have such wonderful stories and memories to tell. xoxo

Beatnheart said...

I love barns and yes the ones in Wisconsin are very sad...beautiful things that they are
lovely treasures...wish i could save one and live in your photo great effects...hugs...c

Judy at GoldCountryCottage said...

Hi Maura: That one's a beauty. I'd love to live there. Wouldn't sunflowers be great!!..Happy Tuesday..Judy

Lynne said...

Charming indeed . . . loved the "amber grains" thought . . .

Starting Over, Accepting Changes - Maybe said...

Old barns were once part of the landscape, but now sadly they are all disappearing. The land is too valuable. I do like it though when they are converted into houses, as I would love to live in one myself.

Buttons said...

That's a beautiful barn. I hope it is sunflowers too that would be awesome. B

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

That's a really charming old barn Maura!
Beautiful pics!

Anonymous said...

Very charming Maura! I love her! Good Morning to you!

Beverly said...

Maura, you always post the best pictures of old barns. I always wonder about the lives that lived and worked in those barns so many years ago! Have a great Tuesday. It's raining cats and dogs here in and yesterday. We need a little sunshine here!! Hope it is sunny there!

Kay's flowers said...

Love that barn. Can you imagine what stories it could tell? What it has seen all these years?

Have a great week.


p.s. I love the music!

NanaDiana said...

Don't you just love those old barns? I always feel sad to see them fall into a state of disrepair. Blessings and I hope you have a great day- xo Diana

Melanie said...

That is a fabulous barn!!! Hope she gets a new roof soon! Love that picture!!!

Keetha Broyles said...

She for sure needs a new roof, but can you imagine actually roofing it - - - those barn roofs have steep pitch!

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

This barn is a charmer. I hope she gets a new roof.

Anonymous said...

Now, that's one gorgeous ol barn! I love the roof, but it probably needs to be replaced if they're going to use it... She's a beauty!

Thanks for joining =)

Cheryl @ The Farmer's Daughter said...

This is a beautiful old barn. I wonder if the roof will ever be replaced? I sure hope so.

My Little Home and Garden said...

Old barns do have a certain charm!

wendy said...

ready to cut winter wheat already....your growing seasons are much different from ours. Our farmers have been very busy this last week getting their fields ready and seeding.
I love old barns. there is something so mysterious about, ME want to know all the history behind it.

Snooks said...

Old barns are great. We have several around here. All that wheat. Us too. Never anything but wheat. O except maybe bonzo's once in a while. Love the barn.

@ 3Beeze Homestead

❁Velma ~Down Our Country Road❁ said...

Oh wouldn't it be lovely to be greeted by the shining faces of sunflowers? They are my most favorite for the summer.


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