Simplicity — look around!

Some additional images from my visit to Hancock Shaker Village are featured as a guest post on my friend Monica’s blog, Look Around!. Go take a look at what she has going on. lookaround99.wordpress.com

… Nestled in the hills of Western Massachusetts is a place that looks like it is frozen in time. Many years ago, Hancock Massachusetts was a Shaker community. The Shakers were a Christian sect founded in the 18th century. They were known for living simply and for their exquisite craftsmanship. Very few remain today but […]

via Simplicity — look around!

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25 thoughts on “Simplicity — look around!

  1. ASH

    I really like that photo. I wish I had the collection of portraits of roosters that the restaurant Mimi’s features. I may make that pic a screen-saver. Thanks.

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  2. reocochran

    I like the photograph with the really warm feeling of a chicken who gives us eggs and sometimes follows us around the yard. I used to have a country babysitter for my brothers and me. I also had one for my own children. Nothing like feeding baby lambs bottles in the kitchen. 🙂
    Have a wonderful week, Chris!
    Catching up rather late on some of your posts, Monday night.

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    1. milfordstreet Post author

      Thank you Robin. Growing up our neighbors had some chickens and geese. It seems odd to me now when people seem so surprised by livestock. Our neighbors across the street also have chickens. Sometimes they cross the road for a visit. Cheers. 🐔

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      1. reocochran

        Chickens are becoming more common in the suburbs, too. I like the photograph with the perspective being such a warm feeling; like you could bundle it under your arm.

      2. reocochran

        Aww, my Filipino friend Mary Jane feels like a “Mamacita” to her chickens and birds in their coops. One does follow her as she feeds them all, the rest stay on their perches and places, ready to be fed!

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