Posts Tagged ‘rustic

17
Mar
17

into spring we go…

01
Mar
17

a place in the country…

“Inside a barn is a whole universe, with its own time zone and climate and ecosystem, a shadowy world of swirling dust illuminated in tiger stripes by light shining through the cracks between the boards. Old leather tack, lengths of chain, rope, and baling twine dangled from nails and rafters and draped over stall railings. Generations of pocketknives lay lost in the layers of detritus on the floor.” Carolyn Jourdan, Heart in the Right Place

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23
Feb
17

Tilt…

an old structure in The Dalles, Oregon

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29
Nov
16

leaning into history…

This old structure is East of Portland, Oregon near the town of The Dalles. The area is exposed to harsh winds and all the varieties of moisture the Pacific NW has to offer. Somehow the building still stands. We have been visiting this site for 35 years and little changes….a good thing.

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25
Oct
16

Privatas…Private…Privy

and forgotten now….

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20
Oct
16

look outside…

“Blow the dust off the clock. Your watches are behind the times. Throw open the heavy curtains which are so dear to you — you do not even suspect that the day has already dawned outside.”    Alexander Solzhenitsyn

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23
Jul
16

this old house…

“Forever is composed of nows.” Emily Dickinson

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