Strong hands once built a structure
Ancestors who worked endlessly
in an old, unsettled time.
And now, tis I who benefits
a creation made of stone
this house, a loving bounty
and a place I call “my own”.
Author’s note: The “homestead” was built by my great-great grandparents after they immigrated from Germany in the 1840’s. This house is shared with the appreciating many.
The back yard …
elemental – weekly photo prompt
My daughter introduced my granddaughter to life outside of a song or a book.
My wee one knows that a cow says “moo.” So …
Now, she’s met a cow.
He stays silent. He doesn’t moo.
What’s wrong with these grownups? Do they just make crap up so we can repeat what they say?
<shrug> If you lead a horse to water, you can’t make him thirsty. 🙂
Painting by me, CD-W
Green – the color of magic.