It Rained on Our Parade
Papaw's Turn

Our Neck of the Woods

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Kim and I recently purchased 60 acres of creek bottom land near his dad's farm.

 

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While 40 acres is rich, productive farm ground...

 

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...it's the other untillable 20 acres that I love.  Woods...

 


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...with a creek running through it.

 

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Martindale Creek.  

Kim spent many hours here as a boy, catching pan fish and trapping muskrats along its banks.



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My father-in-law keeps a pathway mown through it...

 


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...and there is a nice clearing for picnics or pitching a creekside tent under a massive oak tree.

 

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Beautiful and peaceful in those woods just off the road...

 

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...where you're just as likely to see an Amish buggy clip-clopping by as a car driving past.

 

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And just catty-cornered from our property, Kenny's rusty IU corn bin stands sentinel.

 

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Not quite sure what we're going to do with it, but we've got a little patch of forest of our very own.

Our neck of the woods.

 

 

Comments

Terri Chapman

Awesome...another log cabin?? :)

Anique Gray

This is gorgeous property! What a gift it gets to stay in the family.

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