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my favorite barn

I drive past this barn on Sibley County 8 whenever I go to my wife’s family home in southern Minnesota. Today I decided to stop and take a photo of it. 49 more words


Book Review - Thornwood House by Anna Romer

When you think of rural Australian womens’ literary fiction, what is the first name that pops to mind? Rachel Treasure? Fiona McCallum? I’ve got another one to add to the list: Anna Romer. 924 more words


Village Life: Kachpura

India is a country of 1.2 billion people, and over 800 million of these live in rural villages like Kachpura. This is one of two villages that we visited on our trip (Ramathra in Rajasthan being the other one) and in many respects these provided the most fascinating experiences and special memories……..because this is the real India:

© Mark Simms Photography (2015)


Tree on the Corner

I was out on my bicycle on Friday when my compact camera decided to jump out of my pocket onto the floor behind me – fortunately the road was quiet and I was able to recover the camera without it being crushed under wheel of an oncoming car.  61 more words


Byways and railroads

Some of the farm roads wander back and forth sort of paralleling Rte 7 from Middlebury to Vergennes. Wandering along these roads covers everything from dairy to chicken farms. 57 more words