|It was quiet out this Labor Day morning.|
This morning I didn’t have the excuse of rain or some early-morning errand to keep me from my morning walk. If I don’t jump up and get out before I have time to think about it, I’d never get any exercise at all.
Come with me and get a glimpse of our small town.This is one of the routes I take – right down
Our sidewalks can make walking a challenge sometimes.
But there are visual payoffs along the way.
This house always has an amazing array of flowers. After that I spotted someone else who was out early.
Next came an elementary school and right down the road from that, our shiny new high school, only two years old.
I startled a flock of birds along the way and then turned to see the play of light on our town's hills as the sun tried to break through the early-morning fog.
What looks here like a like any old overgrown field is actually evidence of nature's ability to bounce back.
This portion of town was decimated by major tornado in 2011.
Next, a different kind of town history.
An old school that now serves at a gathering point for play groups.
A sweet old house that has seen better days.
Good fences make good neighbors.
And sometimes people need to be reminded that this lane is part of a working farm.
Almost done, but first we pass a house re-purposed as a B &B:
And we finish up at another historic home that I remember someone telling me once boasted a ball room.