Tag: farm life

Tilling in the Andes

High in the Bolivian Altiplano region of the Andes Mountains, the Aymara Indians survive by farming the harsh, rocky terrain. Truly a family affair where all hands are used to till the tough soil and plant potatoes, corn and wheat for future harvest. Today’s the day for digging […]

A Change in Scenery

One great way to break the monotony is to wake up to a snow filled landscape. It’s been the first snowfall for our area, and I’ve been anxiously awaiting. See, I wanted to follow my fox’s footprints to find his lair. But wouldn’t you know, all the footprints […]

The Red Barn

  The Old Red Barn and I The first time I painted the old red barn I was twenty years old and the skies were blue. There it sat in the middle of the hay field Waiting to be immortalized on canvas. The second time I painted the […]

Barn Blitz

In my weekend at Ann Arbor, Michigan for a family wedding, out in the countryside are numerous barns dotting the landscape. Wanting to capture them in the glorious early morning light, I headed out after dawn. Ann Arbor is home of the University of Michigan, and of course they […]

A Green Field

Drive along a long dirt road in the countryside of Michigan and experience a summer afternoon. Brilliant green fields topped with fluffy white clouds and blue skies are a far cry from the metal and concrete of Ann Arbor. Upon arrival to the monstrous Detroit Airport and a […]

Barns in the Snow

  Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring. […]