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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

a walk in the past

As we were driving to visit Shaker Village last week the kids were looking for cows. There aren't a lot of cows in Atlanta and little Tess who just turned two was very interested in seeing some. When we passed a field of cows, her big brother JH pointed some out. I see one she said. JH, typical big brother, said you don't see one you see a bunch. Tess gave him the look and said I see one Nana. Believe me, you are not going to one up that child.

Of course, big brothers come in handy when you want to see a cow close up and there is a high stacked stone wall in the way.


and horses


well, Tess loves horses.


as for the older "children" (one of those would be me) there is so much wonderful history to see and more of the buildings were open.


just waiting for us to explore.


I'm running out the door now so I will share some interior shots on Friday. We also visited Fort Harrod that day and I will share those another day, too.

As you can probably tell, I got my internet fixed. After two fruitless calls to Windstream I found the number of the man who installed it last year. He was over here in 30 minutes with a new modem. Thanks Glenn, it is working perfectly now.

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13 comments:

  1. So glad your internet is up and working, sweet Laura! These pics are great. Can't wait for the interior shots! Have a wonderful week!

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  2. Thanks, Katie. Hope you have a wonderful week, too.

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  3. I loved taking a walk in the past. I love all the pics and your blog is always just awesome to read

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  4. We are bloggers and computers and internet are so important to our continued happiness...lol.

    What a gorgeous barn, I love the old stonework.

    Jen

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  5. Laura, What a cute little child. I loved that farm, so clean . I have been wanting to leave comments and some times it can't ...sorry. I try to read your post everyday. I really enjoy it. Blessings, xoxo,Susie

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  6. Glad you got a new modem installed. We did too, last month. Makes a huge difference! The photos are wonderful and look like such a happy time. Who doesn't love horses!

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  7. What a perfect way to learn more of history! By the way - Life is always better with Internet!!! Wel,, maybe not - but it IS important!!

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  8. So nice to find competent help. Me too with the washer.
    Brenda

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  9. That looks like a great place to tour. Looking forward to more pics!

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  10. Looks like a wonderful trip. Looking forward to the interior shots! I love the simple lines of the homes you have pictured. I bet the best part of your day was being with JH and Tess!
    Blessings from Still Woods Farmhouse

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  11. pretty pics! I loved horses when I was a little girl ;) looking forward to more pics. :)

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  12. Love seeing your pics from the trip. It will be nice to see more. Love the horse too. Little Tess is so adorable.
    Kris

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  13. Love these pictures and so happy for Tess to see the cows. Great big brother!! Sorry I have been MIA!!

    Cindy

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