Tag: Route 66

Route 66 Day

Yesterday we went for a Sunday drive on Saturday –  along Route 66. A number of towns along Route 66, which is just 30 minutes from here, hosted what they called the Route 66  Red Carpet Corridor or something like that. And as the day was sunny… Continue Reading “Route 66 Day”

Small Town America: Not Just Route 66

This is where I found my pears. Small Town America is everywhere. Not just on Route 66, though that is just down the road. Such a beautiful little town. It may look a little tattered and tired, All the small towns around here look… Continue Reading “Small Town America: Not Just Route 66”

Another Peek at Route 66 – Just for Kicks

I am trying to distract myself from staring at Charlotte all day, she has SEVEN days to go before we can even think about expecting any piglets after all. Pigs are usually farrow quite close to their dates and I hope she goes all… Continue Reading “Another Peek at Route 66 – Just for Kicks”

A Route 66 Reconnoitre

When I was small I wondered whether the colours that I saw were the same as the colours you saw. I wondered if what we both called blue was as blue to me, as it was to you. I asked my mother,” What if… Continue Reading “A Route 66 Reconnoitre”

Hope you are right!

I have been watching The Poll and so far the  winning group is 8 or 9 piglets.  What do you think of that Charlotte? “Trying not to think about it miss c.  Now tell the barn flock to stop staring at Tui on the nest, they… Continue Reading “Hope you are right!”

Milking a cow from start to finish in pictures.

I wanted to document a milking in pictures for you. This was easier said than done as I needed to bring in people unfamiliar with my camera (Our John and Tall Teenager) to take the actual pictures. And there is no way to set… Continue Reading “Milking a cow from start to finish in pictures.”

Route 66 and Lasagne

A wee while ago we traveled down Route 66 from Chicago to California.  We did not get to eat any lasagna on our travels. Because no-one wants any lasagna other than Mama’s.  I am going to part with my old family lasagna recipe.  I… Continue Reading “Route 66 and Lasagne”

The Riverboat and The Tug

Yes, yes I know that an abandoned river boat and a tug have nothing to do with sustainable little farms. However I could slide these shots in if we put them in under the banner of preservation or .. um.. recycling!. We had to… Continue Reading “The Riverboat and The Tug”