Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Traditional Red Barn Nestled In the Tall Grass

The prairie grass is sprinkled with Spring blooming Indian Paintbrushes, a perfect accent to the red barn.
 Have you ever wondered why so many barns are painted red? In searching for the answers, I found so many theories, it is impossible to tell you all of them.
The funniest one I found was, "So a farmer's cows could find there way home". 
If you would like to explore the other ideas, click HERE and read what Live Science has to say about the theory. 
I love to tease with the camera...to make this shot, I sat down on the ground.
Meggie Mac
Linking today with The Barn Collective
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  1. This picture is absolutely beautiful to me. I've always wanted a big red barn. Instead I have a small red house! :) Love the old mail boxes too.

    1. I remember the post where you wrote about it....

  2. Great perspective! Sometimes it's good to try a different angle than the one we see if we're just standing on our feet. This is simple beautiful! The spring flowers really add a nice splash of additional colors.

  3. Great shot Meggie. Tom The Backroads Traveller

  4. No matter how you made the shot, it is very nicely done.

  5. The flowers really accent the barn. If I got down on the ground to take a photo, I could not get up!!! lol


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