For my mom, on the right, having family over on Sundays took the sting out of being an only child. (photo taken in the early 1930’s) No doubt, after the women made a hearty lunch, the men drank homemade German beer and smoked cigars while they played poker.
Daily photo prompt: Sting
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