Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Some Beautiful Country

We took a drive out into the country to relax from our stressful life.  Leaving the ‘Circle M’ park that belongs to ‘Outdoor World’ we drove thru the country, not using a map. Knowing we could return by asking the GPS on the dash.

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The first turn was Bean Road. How is this for beauty:

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It is funny that when I am looking at all this corn, I think this is enough for the whole world.

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continuing to drive and say this is Sooooo Beautiful….(There was Plank Rd, Slab Road etc)

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Huge farms and farm houses, also a couple log houses.

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From this farm down the road was a wagon and horses with the Amish family tending tobacco.

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Ahh, I love covered bridges and love to check their construction, standing for nearly a hundred years.

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Love this huge farm and its mail box. I want one!!!

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At first you would think everyone just cut their grass and painted the houses, but that is not always the case.

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But the country roads will make you forget anything not kept up. I never tire of the green

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I had to shoot the wild flowers, this is a small patch much more along the road.

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In the distance a Mennonite church and grave yard.  Below is the Susquehanna, ROCKY with the dam in the distance.

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Below is a family headed home fro a market.

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This one I thought was a classic catch, the Past and present. The man in the buggy will go home and strip his corn by hand or horse drawn implement, the man on the right can drive over his crop. (Or even over the buggy!!!)

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The perspective is deceiving. that Tractor underneath is as tall as the buggy.

I had many more GREEN pictures and huge farms these are samples.

Thanks for stopping by the log.

Nite Shipslog

PS:

What is a "free" gift?
Aren't all gifts free?

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Okay, Friend Louis from near the golden Gate Bridge, solved the mystery of Sheila’s car.  It is a Packard, Of course he would, He is The number one fan of the Famous Packard.

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1937 Packard Runabout.sheilas car

The ?, Captured by Sheila in North Carolina.

11 comments:

I'm mostly known as 'MA' said...

So glad you were able to get out and enjoy the sights around there. I never tire of country roads. Lots to see always. I travel some of them going back and forth to the camper and always enjoy the ride. It is beautiful here too. I got home last night only to find that my cable internet wasn't working. The technician won't make it here to fix it til Thurs. Thankfully I have my verison internet and am still connected. Hope you all have another beautiful day there.

I'm mostly known as 'MA' said...

So glad you were able to get out and enjoy the sights around there. I never tire of country roads. Lots to see always. I travel some of them going back and forth to the camper and always enjoy the ride. It is beautiful here too. I got home last night only to find that my cable internet wasn't working. The technician won't make it here to fix it til Thurs. Thankfully I have my verison internet and am still connected. Hope you all have another beautiful day there.

BlueRidge Boomer said...

The haying was last weekend...the second cutting for this year...the farmers hope to get two more cuttings before Fall...
Be safe my friends....

shirl72 said...

What beautiful country side.
Glad you got to take a ride through
the country because of the hectic
life style you and Sherry live
I feel so sorry. tee hee.

Now both of you sit down and
clear your mind. LOL

Shirl

Helen said...

That is beautiful country. They must do a lot of Dairy farming. Just look at all those silos. We used to live close to a dairy farm. They make silage to put in those tall tanks to feed the dairy cows. Now you know if you didn't before LOL.I do remember that not to many Packards were manufactured.

That corgi :) said...

thanks for taking us along on your ride Jack and Sherry! I sure enjoyed all the green fields and cool buildings to see! I would have enjoyed that covered bridge too!! hope today is a great one!

betty

Paula said...

You would never see a covered bridge around here. I guess thats why they are interesting to me. I used to think they were only for show. It took me a while to figure out why they build those. Well Jack for pete's sake it's even hot here at Christmas sometime. lol

Louis la Vache said...

BEAN Road? Did you hear (ahem) "music" as you travelled it?

YES! «Louis» is quite the fan of Packards! He returns your tip of the hat!

Chatty Crone said...

You are getting to see some very beautiful parts of the country - you are so blessed. The grass looks greener there too. sandie

TARYTERRE said...

You never know what you're going to see on a country road. LOVED coming along for the ride. Enjoyed all the sights. TAke care.

Sheila Y said...

I am so behind...but I will get caught up, reading blogs that is. Glad we got that mystery solved about the car. I think of you every time I see a blast from the past. Enjoyed the trip down the country roads, hope you two were able to de-stress...:-) Love from here, Sheila