Winter Farmland Photos

When winter comes to this Oklahoma farm and ranch land, we harvest our pecans, and tend our small herd of cows, feeding them on hay we cut and baled in the summer. We pasture them on winter grasses and alfalfa hay. Fence building and mending and pasture work goes on here all year long. The... Continue Reading →

Pecan Dreams

Pecan Dreams I know for certain that dreams of pecans can keep you awake at night. Dreams of unshelled nuts in bushel baskets, cracked pecans in buckets, the smell of cinnamon rolls baking in the oven. In my dreams I can see the crispy sugary nut halves settled in the surface of a pie, taste... Continue Reading →

Trumpet Vine

The woods are full of trumpet vine. It only needs some sunlight and something to climb on to thrive.  Here are old vines from last summer growing on a telephone pole. The new growth will completely cover and crush the dry sticks of last year's vine.

Trumpet Vine

The woods are full of trumpet vine. It only needs some sunlight and something to climb on to thrive. Here are old vines from last summer growing on a telephone pole. The new growth will completely cover and crush the dry sticks of last year's vine.

Through Barbed Wire

 What can you see through a barbed wire fence? No city streets, no glorious architecture, no people?So what is there to see? If you never look, how much of life you miss. You might miss a wild pink rose bush stirred into the green windblown grasses.A pasture fenced with barbed wire is a common sight... Continue Reading →

Through Barbed Wire

 What can you see through a barbed wire fence? No city streets, no glorious architecture, no people?So what is there to see? If you never look, how much of life you miss. You might miss a wild pink rose bush stirred into the green windblown grasses.A pasture fenced with barbed wire is a common sight... Continue Reading →

Impressions of an Old Farm

The old farm house and detached garage and shed used to be painted yellow. Maybe this horse stable was once used as a chicken coop? I wondered about this window. What's the point?The horses still like the shed.The old sink turned watering trough was mighty dry. The horses must have another water source.Another dry sink... Continue Reading →

Impressions of an Old Farm

The old farm house and detached garage and shed used to be painted yellow. Maybe this horse stable was once used as a chicken coop? I wondered about this window. What's the point? The horses still like the shed. The old sink turned watering trough was mighty dry. The horses must have another water source.Another... Continue Reading →

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