Monthly Archives: August 2012

A Discourse on Tenants. Oy.

Now that my tenants are gone from the house, we can talk.  If I could wave some magic wand that turned back time, would I still purchase the farm, knowing what I do now about tenants?  I have to say, yes.  But … Continue reading

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(Nearly Wordless Wednesday) Because There Really Are. No. Words.

What the tenants left me when they moved out.

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A Day at the Fair

Amazing quilts. Good night !

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A Day at the Fair: 7

This girl is smelling all the Lee’s Bees lip balms in one bundle. She claims, “it smells like a candy store.” Incidentally, her grandma made the beautiful brown quilt you see hanging in the background. Blue ribbon.

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A Day at the Fair: 6

Who doesn’t love the midway at the fair? So much to do and see, people to watch, food to eat. Ice cream sundae for dinner, yah!

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A Day at the Fair: 5

There are lots of things to see and do at the NJ State Fair. And not an oil refinery or toll booth in sight. This is the real New Jersey: this is the life!

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A Day at the Fair: 4

Sheep are so placid, so serene… So dumb. But beautiful. I have no idea what the specific breed of this sheep is, but I think it’s a hair sheep. It could be a wool one. I could be wrong – … Continue reading

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A Day at the Fair: 3

Some may think me crazy, but I love the sight, smell, and sound of cattle. It makes my happy happy happy! This beauty is waiting for her debut in the judging ring.

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A Day at the Fair: 2

This is a Polish chicken. Clearly the reason the Polish joke was invented! All fun aside, this is a dramatically beautiful bird. The NJ State Fair runs through August 12th. Half a million people will pass through the gates at … Continue reading

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A Day at the Fair: 1.

This is a Swiss dairy goat. She is sweet natured and with such a beautiful face, I spent a few minutes just contemplating her beauty. I’m really looking forward to having goats.

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