Crazy as a Loom

Monday, March 30, 2009

A different angle.

As you can see, the labyrinth is open,the ground has totally dried up. The girls were enthralled with it, they don't ever seem to get tired of it. I am hoping that I can keep it mowed and keep the weeds down around the rocks. I wanted the paths to be grassy, but we'll see how that goes. I thought of planting some sedums and other ground cover types around the rocks.

This apple tree has seen better days..........half of it has fallen off. I loved this angle with the sun right behind it. Looks like the end of a long day.
I love gates. This one caught my eye. Weathered wood has always intrigued me.
Nothing is as soothing as the sound of a babbling stream, and this one was no exception.
Of all the photos I took this weekend, this one was my favorite. Not sure why, it probably wouldn't win any contests. But something about the angle moves me, the world from over Gabby's shoulder. It makes me want to look at it over and over again. So that is success, I guess.

Red barns. They always feel like home to me.
And there is nothing like home.

7 comments:

Eulalia (Lali) said...

How nice that your labyrinth is dry! I'm envious. Everything around here is like a sponge--step on it and water wells up around your ankles. Have you thought about a creeping thyme ground cover for the paths? It would smell wonderful

Hilary said...

Lali....I did think of that......it might be perfect.

J'Ollie Primitives said...

hopped over from Chronicles of a Country Girl ~ I'm intruiged by the rag rugs and will be thinking....I'm kinda thinking about a little shop that would be perfect for your rugs ~ lol ~ our shop ~ let me dwell on it and I'll be sure to email you!

Char said...

long as the photographs bring you joy - that is the important thing. I bet thrift would be pretty in the labyrinth. Great idea to have that - so peaceful.

Hilary said...

Thanks J'Ollie ......I would love to have you suggest a shop!
And thanks for stopping by!!!
Char.....what is "thrift"?

Karen said...

Looks like Grandma's house is "THE" place to be! Wonderful photos.

Hilary said...

Great shots.. that labyrinth looks like a wonder for the kidlets.

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