Barnyard BBS

If you're searching for truth,
You must look in the mirror,
And make sense of what you can't see.
The+backyard+during+Sophia%27s+birthday+party.
The+house+decorated+for+Halloween.++Note+the+scanning+eyeball+in+the+upper+window.
We+ran+a+looping+movie+on+the+side+of+the+house+during+Halloween.
Sophia%27s+tombstone+is+a+new+addition+for+2010.
The+house%2c+all+set+for+Halloween.
The+house%2c+in+Halloween+mode.++We%27ve+got+the+graveyard%2c+boarded+up+windows%2c+pneumatic+props%2c+and+the+photo+booth+set.
One+of+our+animatronic+tombstones+outside+the+house+for+Halloween.
One+of+our+animatronic+tombstones+outside+the+house+for+Halloween.
Setup+time+for+Halloween+2010.
The+house+set+for+Halloween.++The+windows+are+boarded+up+with+props%2c+the+graveyard+is+in+place%2c+and+all+the+pneumatic+props+are+set+for+the+children.
Our+sign%2c+announcing+Sophia%27s+arrival.
Our+sign%2c+announcing+Sophia%27s+arrival.
We%27ve+been+working+on+the+nursery+in+anticipation+of+Sophia%27s+arrival.
We%27ve+been+working+on+the+nursery+in+anticipation+of+Sophia%27s+arrival.
We%27ve+been+working+on+the+nursery+in+anticipation+of+Sophia%27s+arrival.
Sophia%27s+closet.
Sophia%27s+first+toy%2c+a+little+stegasaurus.
We%27ve+been+working+on+the+nursery+in+anticipation+of+Sophia%27s+arrival.
We%27ve+been+working+on+the+nursery+in+anticipation+of+Sophia%27s+arrival.
We%27ve+been+working+on+the+nursery+in+anticipation+of+Sophia%27s+arrival.
We%27ve+been+working+on+the+nursery+in+anticipation+of+Sophia%27s+arrival.
We%27ve+been+working+on+the+nursery+in+anticipation+of+Sophia%27s+arrival.
We%27ve+been+working+on+the+nursery+in+anticipation+of+Sophia%27s+arrival.
This+is+actually+a+manipulated+version+of+a+ceiling+fan...+I+liked+the+altered+look+of+the+image.
Our+Christmas+lights%2c+after+the+first+snow+of+the+year.
The+shed+has+arrived.++It%27s+a+10%27x20%27+monster+that+will+house+the+workshop+and+tools.
The+first+stage+of+the+new+shed+construction+is+complete...++The+pad+is+in+place.++It%27s+22%27x12%27.++That%27s+huge.
Snow+on+the+holly+leaves.
The+farm+bell%2c+after+a+light+snow.
First+snow+of+the+year.
The+restored+bridge+section+over+the+fireplace%3b+Christmas+style.
I+love+the+bell.++Every+year+it+gets+the+lights.
No+snow+yet%2c+but+the+Christmas+lights+are+ready.++I+added+three+new+trees+to+the+collection+this+year.
We%27ve+finished+our+fall+landscaping.++I+admit+that+I+got+some+help+this+year+with+the+mulch.++Doesn%27t+it+look+great%3f
The+office+floor+is+complete.++Now+we+just+need+to+paint+and+lay+new+moldings+and+trim+around+the+room.
The+office+floor+is+under+construction.++We%27ve+laid+a+lot+of+the+bamboo+flooring%2c+and+we%27ve+just+moved+the+saw+onto+the+completed+section.
The+office+floor%2c+during+the+demolition+phase.
This+is+one+of+many+lights+we+use+during+cookouts.++I+liked+the+effect.
I+took+this+one+at+our+first+cookout+of+the+year.
This+is+one+of+Jessawick%27s+favorite+roses.++The+planted+them+when+we+first+moved+to+Delaware.
This+one+started+out+as+an+evening+shot+of+the+back+yard.++Then+it+took+an+interesting+turn.
One+of+Jessawick%27s+Clematis+flowers+at+the+front+of+the+house.++It%27s+doing+pretty+well.
This+turned+out+creepier+than+I+intended%2c+but+it+was+still+pretty+cool+looking.++We%27ve+added+a+spotlight+to+the+bell.
One+of+the+trees+near+the+homestead+in+Wilmington.
This+is+the+young+cherry+tree+that+we+planted+in+front+of+the+house.
Jessawick%27s+favorite+magnolia+in+the+front+yard+landscaping.
Jessa%27s+magnolia%2c+in+the+improved+landscaping.
Jessa%27s+magnolia%2c+in+the+improved+landscaping.
I+replaced+by+crappy+old+fireplace+screen+with+this+new+marvel.++It%27s+got+a+wonderful+antique+brass+finish+and+bifold+glass+doors.++Much+Improved.
Our+original+garden+(now+one+of+three).++This+one+is+behind+the+shed%2c+and+contains+corn+(left)%2c+zucchini+(right)%2c+and+carrots+(not+visible).