Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Driving around

When Dennis and I took a road trip to get out of the house a couple of weekends ago, we went to Roman Nose, which I blogged about, and then we came through Watonga. I have a lot of relatives that live there and we just drove around the town to see how much it had changed. This little guy was quite the guard dog.

They had added a seating area downtown that I thought was interesting.
But it was on the drive home that I thought this field was just beautiful!  If you click on them you can see how far the hay bales go.
It was as far as I could see, filled with round hay bales.  I think that you are truly from Oklahoma when you think this field is "pretty"! :)


  1. I too think hay bales are pretty. Also like your new pictures.....it looks good.

  2. Great pictures, Cheri!! Especially like the hay bale fields!

  3. Our hay bale fields were certainly nowhere near that immense! but, those pics were gorgeous and soooo nostalgic for me...... x

  4. Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving a comment. Smokey had a very nice birthday, thank you very much. I followed your link back to see your blog, I believe for the first time.

    Your hay bales are wonderful. They sort of go on forever. That part of the state is Flat!

    I read down over several posts and see that we have other things in common. I use a power chair to get around due to severe neuropathy in my legs. I have had a series of abdominal surgeries for colon cancer. Too much mucking about in the area of my pelvis has shorted out some of the nerves that control my legs, mostly from the knees down. I can walk short distances with a cane but it is slow going and wears me out. The good news is that with the chair and a lift in the back of a Toyota van I have a good level of independence. There are some associated problems with all this but no doubt you are familiar with this.

    I read about your trip to Roman Nose with interest. My wife Sue and I have rented cabins and enjoyed weekends at Lake Greenleaf, Lake Skiatook, Osage Hills State Park, And Beautiful Buffalo National River in Arkansas. Riding the chair is not always convenient but if one is stubborn enough most things are doable. I am very fortunate that I still have good upper body strength and with the help of the chair I can still do a lot of things.

    Excuse me for rambling on but I was most interested in your blog and will be visiting you on a regular basis. As my blog title suggests we are in Tulsa. Tulsa is not too far away from Fairview, maybe our paths will cross sometime. I wish you all the best and will keep you in our prayers.

  5. I love your new header. I think the hay bales do look very pretty. It is interesting to see the different shapes they are made into in different areas. I remember reading in 'Cider with Rosie' by Laurie Lee, how they used to laugh at the shape of the hay bales in the next county!

  6. an important subject treated with grace and humility. I pray for you...as I pray for myself..Ken

  7. I think that field is pretty too, maybe it's the English farming blood that runs in me. Nice shots!

  8. The new seating arrangement looks a little like the frame of a tepee Cheri, the hay bales all lined up make for great images, funnily enough last weekend we were in the country and there they were in the fields here in Perth as well!

  9. Hi Cheri, Thanks for coming to my blog. I am sorry to read about your hubby--and how he lives with a spinal cord injury ---and you are the caregiver. Life cannot be easy for you two.

    Glad though that you can get out and enjoy nature in all its glory around you. I've been through Oklahoma and think it's a beautiful state.

    God Bless You BOTH... I will keep you in my prayers.

    Thanks again for visiting. Come back anytime.
    P.S. We are about an hour west of Knoxville.

  10. Beautiful shots! I'm not from Oklahoma and I love it. Round bales attract me everywhere. Thanks for visiting and commenting on my blog!