Tuesday, June 16, 2009

June 16


Our neighbors are haying this week. I always enjoy seeing the big bales out in the field and smelling the hay when it's freshly cut. I grew up on a farm and that smell takes me back to my childhood. Of course, I would probably not enjoy it so much if I was the one out there doing all that work!

14 comments:

Oz Girl said...

I love the smell of fresh hay and alfalfa. I was just reading on Midlife by Farmlight's blog all that is involved in baling the hay, the square bales not the big round bales. A lotta work! Hubby did it years ago too, so he's told me some stories.

Love your photo :)

TJ said...

I also like the smell - takes me back to hayrides. We don't get around hay or straw much because of Bob's asthma. It's a bad deal then.

sara said...

I a with you..I probably wouldn't like it if I had to do it!!!

Darla said...

HAY! that's a familiar sight around here, but what a great picture you took of it.

Kathy said...

Great photo, Mari. Brings back amazing childhood memories of our ranch/farmlife in Southeastern Montana. My Dad still ranches there, and it's a thrill to get their view of daily life every now and then. Blessings-Kathy

Flohbock said...

Yes that's true ... want to work I do not ... at least not really a day .... but it smells so good, fresh hay!

Susan said...

I love the signt of the hay bales in the fields, too!
Susan

Sara G said...

Great photo Mari.

Cherdecor said...

I love the smell of freshly mowed hay. When I was a kid, the bales were not that big. They were long and narrow. I would stack one on top of another, throw a saddle over it and play like it was my horse. What fun! Ha! Ha!

LuAnn said...

When the white wrap goes on Phil use to call those marshmellows.

Cindy said...

I love this picture! Love seeing these in fields!

Michelle said...

Now here is something you won't see in my neck of the woods. :)

bentonflocke said...

really beautiful picture!! We love the big bales, too - for making pictures with the children!

Sujomi (SuzyH) said...

Great compostition Mari! It reminds me of Monet's Haystacks paintings.