Montana Outdoors

January 1, 2009

A long time ’til spring,

Filed under: Montana, Outdoors, Photography, Photos, Pictures — montucky @ 7:10 pm

and this will still be a lonely setting, full of memories never recorded.

Old hay mower

18 Comments »

  1. Harvest time but a dream now. The long sleep of once verdant pastures. Beautiful image.

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    Comment by Maureen — January 2, 2009 @ 10:53 am

  2. Lovely, lovely image. I like the old farm equipment resting in its history nearby the woods or in the fields. This is a really nice composition in the snow. 🙂

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    Comment by Anna Surface — January 2, 2009 @ 12:11 pm

  3. This is lovely indeed! The calming snow is always so magnanimous!

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    Comment by Sumedh Prasad — January 2, 2009 @ 2:02 pm

  4. A little snow here also in New York. Not much though.

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    Comment by mike — January 2, 2009 @ 2:10 pm

  5. Here’s to a long, snowy winter (and great skiing)!

    Happy New Year from Montana’s finest cross country ski trails (The Moulton)

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    Comment by EcoRover — January 2, 2009 @ 2:57 pm

  6. Montucky,

    Just stumbled across your blog. Montana is indeed beautiful. I am trying to do something similar for Colorado.

    Cheers,

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    Comment by Sylvia — January 2, 2009 @ 4:14 pm

  7. Maureen,

    Yes, the hayfields are sleeping now, awaiting the warm earth once again. Right now that idea appeals to me!

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    Comment by montucky — January 2, 2009 @ 8:07 pm

  8. Thanks, Anna! I wish I knew more of the history of that spot. It would make a good peek into memories, wouldn’t it!

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    Comment by montucky — January 2, 2009 @ 8:16 pm

  9. Sumedh,

    There is indeed a calming effect to snow at times; at others, a tempest.

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    Comment by montucky — January 2, 2009 @ 8:21 pm

  10. Mike,

    I’d send some of this if I could, after shoveling it most of the day!

    Thanks for visiting!

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    Comment by montucky — January 2, 2009 @ 8:26 pm

  11. EcoRover,

    It’s nice to see a winter like this again. I remember many like it from the ’40’s and ’50’s.

    Thanks for the visit, and Happy New Year!

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    Comment by montucky — January 2, 2009 @ 8:28 pm

  12. Sylvia,

    Thanks for the visit! I spent 3 years in Denver back in the 70’s and know how beautiful Colorado is. I hope you enjoy displaying scenes from there as much as I have enjoyed showing some from here.

    Best of luck with your blog!

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    Comment by montucky — January 2, 2009 @ 9:07 pm

  13. nice picture. it would be perfect for a calendar.

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    Comment by silken — January 3, 2009 @ 8:24 am

  14. It might be symbolic of January at that, Silken!

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    Comment by montucky — January 3, 2009 @ 9:14 am

  15. I love how things get so weathered when they’re outside for a long time. There really is a lot of beauty there.

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    Comment by gradschoolsara — January 4, 2009 @ 12:16 pm

  16. I imagine that goes back to the 20’s or 30’s. Lots of rust!

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    Comment by montucky — January 4, 2009 @ 12:31 pm

  17. That’s a beautiful photo! I love how the rust echoes the shades of the trees – well-done!

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    Comment by Adam R. Paul — January 5, 2009 @ 11:07 am

  18. Thanks, Adam!

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    Comment by montucky — January 5, 2009 @ 8:53 pm


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