Monday, May 26, 2008

Road Trip!

We just got back from a mini roadtrip, touring the back roads of middle Missouri, in search of Frankenstein! What a relaxing and wonderful time we had - laughing and enjoying our time on the road with buds. This area of Missouri was inhabited by German immigrants that loved the land because it reminded them of their home - and you can their handiwork in the grapefields and the architecture everywhere you look.
I love the old farmhouses and barns - and usually spend my time trying to capture a bit of it going 55mph on the back of a hog - sometimes I get lucky and actually get the perfect shot ... and I'll be sharing a few photos in the coming days. I loved this home we passed and can only imagine it in it's finest day -

Everywhere we went, we saw graveyards, littered with many many bouquets and wreaths - remembering and honoring those who have passed before us. Please, this weekend as you are relaxing and enjoying your day with family and friends, say a special prayer of thanks for those who have fought to allow us the freedoms that we most often take for granted.
Happy Memorial Day, friends!


Suzanne said...

Love the pic of the house Cookie! Glad you had a great trip, looking forward to more photos! Happy Memorial Day.

kat449 said...

AAAw Cookie,
JUST BREATHTAKING...Iwould LOVE to be the owner or resident in that beautiful house. Great shot.
Im so happy you had a relaxing and fun filled weekend away while appreciating & reminding everyone what this weekend was realy all about. Grateful youre both home safe and sound. Hugs, Kat

Pond Creek Primitives said...

Love that house! And while in mid-Missouri, ya should've stopped by for lunch and iced tea! I thought I saw a streak of fast-movin' leopard spots whizzin' down the road!!!!!!!!! :o)


Sunshine Buzo said...

I love taking the back roads too! I love your pics! It's making me wanna take another road trip! :)

Doreen said...

Oh my gosh....I LOVE the picture of the amazing...don't you just hate to see such wonderful old homes just sitting and happens all the's such a shame.

Thanks for sharing your great pictures...looks like a wonderfu trip.