Tuesday, September 6, 2005

"The Point"

Cliff took this picture from the top of our barn, looking north.  Beyond those furthest hay bales, where the pasture narrows, is what we call "the point"; it isn't unusual to see turkeys and deer feeding there.  If you were to walk as far back on the point as possible and head downhill, you'd see my cabin, which I deliberately located where it couldn't be seen from the house.  Those trees line some of the deepest ditches and hollows you'll see this side of the Grand Canyon (OK, that's an exaggeration, but they're deep).  You can see, to the right, the plowed earth where we planted the alfalfa.  On the left is the fence that seperates our land from Marvin's.

This is the area I walk across, going to my cabin. 

When we bought this house, it came with six acres.  None of what you see in the picture was ours.  Who'd have thought we would get the opportunity to buy enough adjoining land to make 42 acres, all told?  We had to re-finance the place to be able to buy it, and at least half of it is useless for farming, or even pasture.  But we have enjoyed it so much!  Yes, it's been worth the $1,000 an acre over and over.

I hope you enjoyed your tour of my pasture; check your shoes, you may have stepped in something while we were back there.

13 comments:

cyandfayedavis said...

Man, this picture is well worth the trouble Cliff took to climb on top of the barn.  As a matter of fact I would want a deck up there for sitting and reading or just enjoying the view.  Many people pay big money to go places to see views sometime no a good as this.  As I have said before YOU ARE BLESSED.

amy122389 said...

Now that's what I want!  :)  Barn, cow business, and all... (maybe not the horses...horses scare me...)

~Amy

nanlynska said...

Eeeewwww....you were right ! I stepped in IT ! Been cleaning my shoes for an hour. It hasn't been too bad though.....I can't SMELL it !  LOL......Great pictures.....and I am one of the blessed ones to have been there to SEE it with my own eyes. Let me tell you foks, the place is beautiful.

ksquester said...

Clean shoes, but misquito bites!  Anne

csandhollow said...

Beautiful place. Is that a buzzard I see flying overhead?

siennastarr said...

Mosie! LOL  Funny you made that last comment about 'stepping in something", because,(hee), I think I did!  lol   I was a walkin' that field right along with you!  So pretty!  And, so green!
I just love your pictures!!!  More! More! More!
 (Ooops....am I being greedy?)  :P

Jackie

memes121 said...

You have a beautiful place!

sanforized6 said...

Thanks for the info! Great pic. rich

deveil said...

I love this shot.

Derek

toonguykc said...

Very cool tour!  Thanks for sharing.  

ryanagi said...

Beautiful property!

bnanajm said...

I know you said Cliff took this shot, but again it is gorgeous.  I hope one day to see it.  

You are a very lucky girl.

XXOO

bookncoffee said...

Catching up on some of the oldest alerts in my mail box....I really love this view............