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Hay Truck


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I have to stop and marvel at how beautiful are the seasons in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

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Make Hay While the Sun Shines: Meaning

Make the most of one’s opportunities while you have the chance.

Make hay while the sun shinesThis proverb is first recorded in John Heywood’s A dialogue conteinyng the nomber in effect of all the prouerbes in the Englishe tongue, 1546:

“Whan the sunne shinth make hay.  Which is to say

Take time whan time cometh, lest time steale away.”

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RoundbalesWeekly Photo Challenge:  Room

In this week’s photo challenge, share your take on the idea of room – it could be an actual room in your house, a favorite gallery in your local museum, a cubicle at work.  You could also take this challenge in a more abstract direction, and show us where you feel like you have room – or lack of it.

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Friends of our just moved to Virginia and had never seen round bales of hay. They dot the countryside and punctuate already expansive views of fields and pastures along our scenic byways.

As my friend’s family made their final approach by car to our area, their youngest son kept jumping up and down in delight and calling, “Look Mom, Look at the BUFFALO!!!!”  And I suppose if you look quickly, the round bales do resemble a herd of buffalo.

Local farmers use the hay to feed their livestock.  We used them too, for our horses to eat during the lean, sometimes snowy or icy winters we have here.

Have you ever seen round bales like this collection I found on my way to town?

Baled Field
Storm Brewing

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