Thursday, February 12, 2015

Good Fences


There used to be a fence behind this, but it was taken down.  I don't know if they plan to rebuild it or not.  This farm has been in the same family since I was a youngster and lived just a mile or so down the highway.  I would saddle up my horse and ride down the lane just to the left of the sign to the farm house for piano lessons.  I only took lessons for 3 summers and learned just enough to play for my own pleasure.  And to aggravate my brothers by playing the same favorite song over and over!  lol!  The woman who lives on this farm now is the daughter of my former neighbor and piano teacher.  There have been a few changes to this farm, including a new house which was built several years ago.


I'm not sure the first photo qualifies as a fence, but maybe this railing across the bridge which goes over the Missouri River will.  I rolled down my car window and snapped this one.  I only just noticed the reflection of the old railroad bridge in the water when resizing the photo. 

This has been a busy week so far and I haven't gotten to visit as much as I would like.  Can you believe tomorrow is Friday already and almost the middle of the month?     

Linking to Theresa's Good Fences  

Happy Thursday to you!
xo Cheryl   

29 comments:

  1. That bridge photo is spectacular. Loved the story about your piano lessons and teasing your siblings with your favorite song. How sweet.

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  2. Glad you stopped to take that last shot. It is fantastic and I also loved hearing about your piano lessons when you were a gril

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  3. Oh what a nice place to grow up near. Piano lessons and irritating a brother sounds perfect.LOVE the railroad bridge reflection so pretty. Hug B

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  4. I would think a ghost fence would count but the other one certainly should. I love the name of that ranch. Nice that it has stayed in the family.

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  5. love. love. love the bridge shot... the reflections... =) NO, I can't believe how fast this month is passing and how far behind I feel! Ouch! You, too. ;) Keep on keeping on. blessings ~ tanna

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  6. that bar nothin is awesome to me.. it makes a great piece of art for thier ranch, fence or no fence. and the sun through the railing is gorgeous.

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  7. Great shots...and the Bar Nothin' looks like a great place. Enjoyed your precious memories..
    Hope you have a super sweet day..

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  8. I love the first one, it's a bit rustic :)
    And the second one also, because
    of it's gorgeous sunset :))
    Have a fine day
    【ツ】Knipsa

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  9. Cheryl, both photos are great. I like the Bar Nothin sign and the sky/reflection shot is just stunning.. Thanks for sharing your fence scenes, have a happy day!

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  10. love that ranch entrance!!! looks like texas! :) thanks for sharing both views, cheryl!

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  11. SO jealous!! You rode a horse to piano lessons?! This (former) townie kid had to walk! lol. Seriously though, these pics are great! Have a great Valentines weekend! -Tammy

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  12. This is a funny and unique sign. But what a surprise to scroll down and see your glorious sunset! It is one of the best I have seen and just glorious!

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  13. Hi Cheryl, What a great ranch entry. Great shot over the bridge and railway. I too took piano lessons just down the road but I did not ride a horse to get there. Love that!! Have a great weekend.
    CM

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  14. Love both the fence and your other shot...I have to tell you this even though it is embarrassing...it took me a couple times looking to see the reflection you were talking about! LOL

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  15. Oh yes, I love this one. The one that I loved is, is the bridges, fantastic.

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  16. I love the farm gate and it's sign cutout and skull. Perfect! The sunset on the river is really beautiful. Have a good weekend.

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  17. I love that last picture. Finding happy little surprises like the reflection makes my day.

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  18. What a cool entrance to the ranch. I like it. Also a gorgeous sunset and view of the river and bridge.

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  19. grand ranch gate/entrance and I love the sunset image.

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  20. Hi Cheryl, loved your memories and these are great photos. Especially loved the sunset image.

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  21. Time is sure flying by. These are great photos- I love the sunset through the railing.

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  22. Hi Cher.y, love both pictures, they are beautiful, Blessings Francine.

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  23. TexWis is right that ranch entrance does look like Texas, and your second photo is awesome!

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  24. Yep, looks like a post straight out of Texas - the skull gives that impression. I like it!
    The sky shot and the reflection are lovely!

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  25. That is a cool entrance to the Bar Nothin'! Beautiful Missouri sunset!

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  26. Beautiful shots! I really like that old ranch gate and sign; we've looked at those for our farm

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  27. Great gate, nice fence and reflection!

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