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Lines and lines and lines

A shot spoiled by lines… Lines in the field… Lines in the sky above the railroad lines…

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Back Roads Ontario – down on the farm

A few farms and barns that I stopped to photograph while driving around near Campbellford, Ontario. This last image stretches the title of this post as it is more of the church and cemetery than of the silos and farming. … Continue reading

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Back Roads Ontario – The corn belt

A drive along a rural road on a rather stormy day…   Images by Katherine © 2013 CKB

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The colours of fall – all rolled up

A field that has been harvested – a common sight this time of year as the cow corn and hay crops are harvested. In some places you can see rectangular bales of hay that can be handled by men as … Continue reading

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Back Roads Ontario – A Field of Corn

Sometimes you have to step back to see the big picture… All images © 2012 CKB

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Red, green and grey – the barn

I look forward to days where the sky is full of ever changing tumultuous clouds – days where the crops are awash with an amazing variety of colour, days where everything seems to be so vibrant after the sweltering, dusty … Continue reading

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The barn

I’m toying with the idea of writing a book about old barns but it would be a pain in the butt dealing with the legalities of it. Such is life – everyone is a lawyer and lawyers take the fun … Continue reading

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The field

A snow swept field on a cold winter day – beauty is everywhere if you look for it, and choose to accept it…

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Cold corn

I though cold corn was a good title, considering that there was snow on the ground on these fields of corn in Stirling, Ontario. Usually, a field of grain corn is left standing because it is either too expensive to … Continue reading

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Corn and columbines

Ontario grows three types of sweet corn: normal, sugar-enhanced and supersweet. Each contains three different colour groups: yellow, bicolour (yellow-and-white) and white. Sugar content of the traditional normal type varies from 9 to 16 per cent, compared to the 14 … Continue reading

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