Weekly Photo Challenge: Everyday Life

One last look

Auction day at the farm where my mother and her siblings grew up.  The farm sold to strangers.  We were taking the last look at the upground cellar where we used to sneak pickles when we were kids.   Bittersweet memories.

About Life in the 50's and beyond...

Welcome to Life in the 50's and 60's and beyond .... where I write about my childhood memories, music of the 60's and about life in the country. I am a mother, grandmother, farmer's wife, business owner, and retired teacher.
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10 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: Everyday Life

  1. eof737 says:

    Cool shot! 🙂


  2. souldipper says:

    Life gives us an abundance of opportunities to learn how to let go. This would be very difficult.


  3. Your post brings up bittersweet memories for me, as well; cleaning out my parent’s home and shed for the new owners.The farm I grew up on belongs to strangers and it makes me sad to see the place anymore. It’s not how I remember it. At least I have pictures and my memories. 🙂


  4. free penny press says:

    I still remember the sadness I felt when my parents sold our childhood home…*sigh*


  5. writecrites says:

    This picture is worth 1,000 words. There’s so much meaning and emotion in it.


  6. Jeni says:

    My mom was just telling me about how her grandma used to have a huge crock of pickles on the counter, and the kids would just reach in and help themselves — clean hands, dirty hands, no matter.


  7. Can’t even imagine what taht was like. How awesome that you have photos to see as you process the feelings.

    Great share! ~ BB


  8. Lovely photo–it captures the melancholy along with the beauty of the place.


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