Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Many an afternoon years ago, my friend Claire and I sat in the doorway

of this wonderful old barn.......just  "barn sittin" as the old folks used to call it.  We'd talk of the future, our children's future, the days beauty, the sky and country noises............she's been gone a few years now....and I've come to realize how very precious those stolen moments were.......when we talked and laughed and worried together in our lawn chairs-in the doorway of her old barn on her very old farmstead.  One of the original homes on the rocky coast of the Penobscot River......back in its day this was a very prosperous logging, shipping and mill town...bustling with all the activity the river produced in the 1800's.........but we were just a couple of moms..........friends.......sitting and enjoying a few minutes of companionship.........
miss you Claire.......................



Peace,  Rain

14 comments:

Beth said...

such a great barn. "barn sittin" bring a great image to your mind. calm & peaceful. (:

TexWisGirl said...

awww...

Kathy said...

Thanks for sharing your thoughts about your friend. What wonderful memories you have - and some wonderful photos of them!

EG Wow said...

Interesting how photos can bring back pleasant memories. I guess that's one very good reason for taking lots of photos. :)

Tatjana Parkacheva said...

Beautiful post and memories.

Regards and best wishes

Tricia @ Bluff Area Daily said...

I'm terribly sorry about your friend, Claire, but what an incredible memory! Love it... actually brought tears to my eyes! Beautiful old barn & I thank you very much for joining Barn Charm =)

Rose said...

I like the memories as much as the photo.

Debbie said...

What a great post! Friends are just the best thing in the world and I appreciate you telling all of us your "Barn Sitting" story...very touching.

Michaele said...

she's really not gone then is she? Love this - and the barn.

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

Great old barn! What a great place to sit and talk with your friend. Thanks for sharing the memory.
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June Scott said...

Nice memories, Rain. I'm so glad you have them of you and your friend :)

Ocean Breezes and Country Sneezes said...

What a lovely post to your friend's memory, that's the nice thing about memories, you can keep them tucked away in your heart.

I want to thank you for stopping by and visiting my blog this evening. You also caught a HUGE blooper in my recipe . . . I left out the sugar! Thanks to you it's been corrected!!!

Mary

Anonymous said...

Thank you for posting, we all have special memories of mom, that live on for her :) even though the homestead is no longer mine, the memories we all created there lives on.

Buttons said...

This is beautiful photos and words. Hug B