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Saturday, May 26, 2012

White and Red Farms

This week as we've travelled through the Lancaster, PA countryside, my pocket-size digital camera has always been along too. Like fellow blogger Sandra, MadSnapper, I've been shooting lots of photos, just because . . . 

This area is surrounded by numerous working farms, and I tried to capture as many as possible while Grenville drove.
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Nearly every farm had a herd of dairy cows and other livestock.
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Most of the farm buildings were white, so a challenge was to look for another color, like red.
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10 comments:

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

What perfectly beautiful country! I have to tell you, that is scenery you seldom see in California. The dairies out here are terrible. The cow are all penned up and standing in their own waste. I hate it. That's the way cows SHOULD be treated.
I loved the photo's. How I would love to live in an area like that.
Love,
Mona

thecottagebythecranelakeolof1 said...

Over here its a challenge to find a farm that isn't red :-)

Have a great day!
Christer.

Doris said...

Have you seen any pink barns? I think there's one in Rapho Township. When I was a kid, there were quite a few. Always thought it was very strange!

My thoughts are with you today! Our daughter's wedding is only 2 weeks away!

Sandra said...

thanks for the shout and I can't wait to show these to Bob, he is from Perkasie, which is next door to Lancaster and he talks about Lancaster and the farms all the time. keep snapping just because

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Mona, so glad you enjoyed this series. You would surrey love seeing this farmland. It's quite beautiful. Thanks so much for the visit today.

Doris, no pink barns so far, but will let you know! Thanks too for the well wishes for the wedding today.

Sandra, glad you enjoyed these and hope Bob does too.

Christer, yes we have enjoyed seeing the red barns you have posted!

A Quiet Corner said...

I love the farms of PA!....:)JP

Lois Evensen said...

Lovely collection of images. I, too, click the camera as My Honey drives. Sometimes I get some good ones, other times, well, I don't. ;)

Anvilcloud said...

Unpainted is probably the dominant barn style around here.

Daisy said...

Neat collages, Beatrice. Those barns lend charm to the landscape, I think. :)

Cicero Sings said...

When I lived at the coast there was one "prairie" area where there were a lot of milk cows. I would often bicycle out in that area. These pictures look similar.

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