Barn Charm

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Horse barn on the way to Columbia, MO on Highway 63. Usually there are horses but you know when I wanted to take a picture not a horse was to be seen. They also have the cutest black llamas with white faces. We always look for them. This was another FOOD trip too. Of course. Mandarin House. Moo Goo Gai Pan and Ja Bong. Who would have ever thought? Hunting Charming Barns~an excellent excuse to eat FOOD. Happened again yesterday. A trip to Springfield, MO to snap barns. Lunch at Red Robin and came home with a coffee table too. How did that happen?

On a sidenote,  Mr. Tanager arrived yesterday or early this morning to the Tiny Ten for his fourth season with us. He let us know this morning from his perch in the tree right outside the porch. Chuckie tuckie tuck! Chuckie tuckie tuck! He has lots to say. All day. Every day. Loudly. We can’t wait to hear it in April. Let summer begin! I WILL be trying to get a new picture of him. His girlie, if all works out right, will be here in a few days.

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52 thoughts on “Barn Charm

  1. A beautiful spread! Dang critters that don’t cooperate by showing up. Next time. I think llamas are so cute. I want to visit a llama farm in northern Michigan this summer. From one foodie to another, Margie

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    1. Isobel, absolutely offends his dignity! 😀 Poodle cuts offend poodles. Although I do love to see those big old poodles at the dog show at the Madison Square Garden.

      Horses were probably on the back pasture. This place is ginormous!

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  2. Now that is a barn! And a beautiful one at that. Looks like you will have to go back for more Moo Goo Gai Pan so that you can get a shot with the horses out. I love red birds, please send his friends to my house.

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  3. Oh my Stars and Garters! That barn is just too awesome for words. It reminds of royalty. It’s a shame about the livestock not being out, but it’s a good excuse for a new road trip. lol
    Welcome Mr. Tanager. I hope He and the Mrs has a productive nesting season. We had a couple of them around here a few years ago. I suspect they’re still in the area. We don’t have a bird-feeder anymore because Babycat thought it was a buffet… So it ended our main bird watching. 😉

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    1. It is a very cool barn! Those little llama faces, when they are out, are the cutest things. I understand about the birdie buffet E.C.! We have a feral grey and white we are keeping an eye on because we have three Bluebird houses with babies!

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  4. What an elegant barn! Great capture Pix… and you got to eat yummy food too! I’m jealous, but happy for you. 😉

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    1. Thanks Theresa! I did find some old worn out barns again Monday in Springfield. I was having trouble finding them believe it or not. Or finding ones I could get to. It is getting harder with the trees all leafed out.

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  5. What a gorgeous place! And somehow, I missed the memo about eating while barnstorming…what’s up with that?! That give an entirely new slant on my photography jaunts! Thanks so much, Pix!

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  6. If the food was really good you could always make another trip to find those camera shy horses. (Well you could use that as your excuse to eat)
    Those animals must be related to the bluejays in my backyard – they disappear as soon as the camera appears.

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  7. Your texture work with this photo is awesome. You are great at what you do. I am so impressed and cannot begin to tell you just how much I like this. We have the Virginia Horse Center here in Lexington, and the long barns look similar to this…but not nearly as pretty. genie

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    1. Genie I can’t find your blog! I need to go back to Tricia’s and see where/how I missed you. You words are too kind about my texture work, thank you so much. I am still befuddled by it all and flying by the seat of my pants. Textures are addicting~crazy making really. We had a trip planned to the Kentucky Horse Park a year ago to watch Dressage but had something come up. I would love to visit there! Lucky you.

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  8. That barn looks familiar! Love the editing, Pix! I’d love to see a Summer Tanager here again. One flew in for a brief visit a couple of years ago and that was the first one I’d ever seen.. He had patches of olive green on his red self. I had to look him up in my bird book to find out what he was. Hope you get a shot of him!

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  9. Wow, that’s a barn! Sorry the occupants weren’t in view. Guess you’ll have to go back another day! Sounds like you had a productive, uh, shopping trip. 🙂 Hope to see pictures of your tanagers soon.

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