“Not a moment of life is wasted on a farm. Others may have been more places but haven’t out lived me.” ~Jim Fisher
Even though cooler weather has arrived, several butterflies are still lingering around, tempted by a variety of wildflowers that are currently in bloom.
“Beautiful and graceful, varied and enchanting, small but approachable, butterflies lead you to the sunny side of life, and everyone deserves a little sunshine.” ~Jeffrey Glassberg
A demonstration at a local Fall Folklore Jamboree showing traditional farming skills during the 19th and early 20th centuries using mules and horses.
Mules plowing a field.
Horses pulling a log.
“Some people dream of success … while others wake up and work hard at it.” ~Unknown
The weather was perfect this past weekend for a drive to Reelfoot Lake. Every time we go, there is always something beautiful to see.
“This is a wonderful day. And I have never seen this one ever before.” ~Maya Angelou
There is no season when such pleasant and sunny spots may be lighted on, and produce so pleasant an effect on the feelings, as now in October. – Nathaniel Hawthorne
“Each moment of the year has its own beauty . . . a picture which was never before and shall never be seen again.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
A Tufted titmouse briefly resting on a crepe myrtle branch.
Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. ~St. Francis de Sales