Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Seen Around the Valley

I accumulate a number of interesting pictures as I drive around the valley from place to place.  Here are a few I've shot recently.

Close-up of a big leaf out in a shaded corner of our meadow.

A very bright green patch of moss just outside the front door.

Wild Cucumber in bloom at Walters Falls.

A small original log house on a farm I visited.

An old gas pump in front of a friend's garage.   My great-aunt pumped gas from a pump like this.

The Blackbird Pie Company in Heathcote down in the valley.  A great place to buy both fruit and pot pies.

A warning sign for Poison Ivy (those three leaves at the base of the stake), outside the Nancy Historic Site.

And a few great muffins that Mrs. F.G. whipped up.  You can see how good they were by how many are already missing!


17 comments:

  1. I suppose you ate all 4! LOL I enjoyed the selection of photos today...not sure which is my favorite. I really love that first...I had never thought of taking a photo quite like that. I have taken photos of back-lit leaves but never a close-up.

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  2. I've heard of White Rose, but I think this is the first picture of a White Rose pump that I've seen. The muffins look delicious. You got a great macro of the leaf at the top of this post.

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  3. Very interesting old gas pump! Nice group of photos and those muffins look yummy! :)

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  4. I know that it takes four-and-twenty blackbirds to make a pie but how much pot do they put in one?

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  5. Hello, lovely series. I love the moss, log house and the sign with the bird. The muffin looks delicious, YUM! Enjoy your day and the week ahead!

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  6. Love all your photos as usual, I remember the old White Rose pumps from days long ago.
    The muffins look yummy.

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  7. Nice closeup of that leaf, and how I would love to visit that pie shop. Yum on those muffins, they look delicious. :-)

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  8. Your pictures are always nice to see. it is obvious that you enjoy photography. Yum on those muffins, Mrs. FG! I think it is time to bake something again. :)

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  9. The muffins look delicious. You got a great macro of the leaf at the top of this post.


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  10. First off---the previous post of your garden and yard is wonderful and beautiful.
    I lobe that you like to just take random pictures of things that just catch your eye. I do that too but wouldn't think anyone else would be interested----but you do and we are interested. You give me confidence
    MB

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  11. Cool close up of that leaf.
    Like the old gas pump and imagine living in that little cabin!
    Those muffins looks yummy.

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  12. The old log building is quite a sight to see.

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  13. Very nice variety of subjects. By now there's probably not a muffin left.

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  14. You got a great macro of the leaf at the top of this post.


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