'Raindrops on Roses, and Whiskers on Kittens. . . .'
(as the song goes)
(as the song goes)
Definitely favorite things. . . .but that's for another time. . . .another post. . . .
We hit the road this weekend for one day and no place in particular to go. . . .Found ourselves in Missouri. . . .junkin' for a few goodies. . . .We laughed all the way home about how the items that we buy, no one else wants. . . .(chuckle). . . .It might be better if we visited peoples trash piles. . . .since we need a constant supply of those things that most people cast aside. . . .(chuckle again). . . .Beat-up, rusty 'no-good' buckets, baskets, enamelware--anything that most people throw away as junk, to us are diamonds in the rough. . . .They are perfect for use on the farm tours where we encourage hands-on experiences, especially for school groups. . . .Making-do was a way of life on our Delta farm. . . .Utilizing well-used finds fit right in with the story we are trying to tell. . . .which is why we find ourselves roaming the back roads and scouring the countryside at least once a week. . . .We've been known to do a little 'dumpster diving' too. . . .Always an adventure looking for:
Galvanized Buckets, Tubs, Containers of any kind and any shape. . . .Enamelware. . . .Wooden Crates and Boxes. . . .Crocks and Pottery. . . .Wire Baskets (metal freezer baskets are great). . . .Vintage Canning Jars and Tops. . . .Old Tools. . . .Gardening Items (yep, we sometimes ask visitors to chop weeds). . . .Worn and Well-loved Aprons in all sizes (to help with the chores). . . .Iron pots for the Open Fire. . . .Carts and Wheel Barrows. . . .Wooden ladders. . . .Farm chairs. . . .Benches. . . .Vintage Denim. . . .These are a few of our favorite things. . . .So exciting when we find these treasures. . . .We look at each other and truthfully say. . . .
LIFE IS GOOD. . . .