Rebel, July 4th, 2019 at Forrestel Farm

Rebel, July 4th, 2019 at Forrestel Farm
“To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.” — Elliott Erwitt


Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Perfect Conditions....

Not a cloud in the sky and in the 60s.  What more could I ask for?
 Yesterday, Lorrie did it.  She bought a cross-cut shredder and we are in business.  Saving everyone's newspapers and bagging up a good supply.  Cleaning the stalls has been no problem and so far, so good.

 Sidney found his spot behind the tack room....protected from the wind and bathing in the sun.
 Lorrie brushed off the inside of Moon's sheet, and we are hoping it will not be needed for a long time.

 The grass has really kicked in...still short, but very green.  
(Brett, this shot of our old barns is for you)

 Class today.

 (The East view from the studio).

 Gary is making progress in the chair department.
 More to come.

At 12:15 11 of us drove to Batavia for lunch at Alex's.  Lorrie got to meet a lot of new people.
 Our table was in a very private cubby.  Just right for good conversation.

 The specialty of the house is baby back ribs...which most of us ordered.
 Home a little after three and Gary just made it to Jenny's for duty with Finn and Coop.
I picked up a pizza for them around 6, so Jen would not have to make dinner.
 The light was great and I could not stop taking pictures.
 We have a beautiful little village.

Delivered the pizza....

 Food overload today.
 Fed the girls around 7....the inside of the barn warmed up to about 55.

Over and out.
Night all.

Below is another letter by Sandra Steingraber if you are interested.


  1. You do, indeed, have a great little village.

  2. Oh that was a perfect day. Night Lori. hug B

  3. Spring has arrived, Daffs, tulips at the florist's, and grape Gary's paint work, and the old buildings in your village, beautiful stone and brick work. Greetings from Jean.

  4. I love the daffodil and muscari together!!

  5. I wish we could find a place with a barn and pastures as nice as yours Lori.

  6. Yes, your grass is on its way and your horses are nice and clean.
    Gorgeous photos.

  7. Getting warm here too. Everything looks so beautiful.

  8. A great village people by great souls like you and Gary. Love the fleurs - I hope we see some soooooooon. xx

  9. Such a nice sunny day! I love the chair Gary is working on. I wish I could find one of these to do myself.


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