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Old Mule Farms - Graves, Ga.

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Coal - Smoke - Rails

A view from my back porch…

  When train travel was once a main part of our society its hard to remember those times among the speeding cars out on the roadways of this land today. Although I sat and pondered the sounds of locomotives pulling into the train depot thinking of passengers getting o…

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Dew on the Ground

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As I rock along this morning waiting on the rest of the farm to awake from its restful sleep my mind ponders along days gone by. I for one have sung many songs over the years, walked many walks, worn at times more than one hat, but the old old story has more meaning now…

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Bird house Time

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  I tell you these last several days we have had have been great with the warmer weather. It has even made it up into the 80`s with sun as bright as you could ask for. With a little down time lately I have been out in the barn making some new bird houses. Many we have…

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Fenced In

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Some of the simple joys in life come from helping others when there is something to be done. Maybe a leaky pipe, a roof repair, or just a simple fetch for something. Then you have the times that a kind word brings joy as does those encouraging words at the right momen…

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Shaded in Time

A view from my back porch…
Yesterday I was working on top of a barn roof gazing out over old growth oaks draped with silver moss. Such sights were common here in the deep south, many gone with time, but never forgotten. Pondering on the shaded lane that winds through the massive oaks one could al…

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Making Plans

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I was just sitting here think`n about last week. We took a little trip up to middle Georgia to place our order for this year's seed. There is nothing like an old seed company that has been around since 1922. It reminds me of why this old farm has been around so long. …

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Come on In

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  Grab a hand full of firewood and pull up a chair. Its cold outside on the back porch that's why I`m in front of the fireplace this morning. Might just be that my chores will have to wait until the sun comes up high, and then some. With coffee on the stove, I`m off t…

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Evening on the Porch

A view from my back porch...

  It was sixty plus degress as we sat out on the old porch last evening. Good conversation as the coals made ready for our friday night fare was the order after a long week on the farm. We watched as a slow low fog moved across the east pasture. It became dense as it …

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Closer By

 A view from my back porch...            The barn team journeyed back down to Florida last week to put our final touches on a horse barm we built from scratch last year. Working on it in three stages better fitting our client's schedule it's now laid to rest on our part as we move on to our next adv…

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Foggy Start

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Its a foggy start to our morning as the sky awakes from its sleep. No doubt this is going to be a great day around the old farm. With coffee in hand I`m ready to climb any mountain that gets in my way, so wake up my friends and enjoy your day.........................D…

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Rain Anyone?

A view from my back porch…

  With our recent rains, the banks of wolf creek are a little swollen as it runs by the old farm. My ole hollow has been lying alongside this creek as long as water has been flowing in these parts bringing with it all that one could ask for on this earth. The calming …

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A new year

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The figgy pudding is all gone now just a memory as we plow toward our next mark. This years eggnog made a big splash as it warmed the old farm house. Another Christmas you say or maybe another chapter in our journey down life`s road. Which ever, the path always brin…

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Christmas in Dixie

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  With the spirit of this eve upon us, my mind goes back remembering how we have managed to keep simple as the driving force among the lighted bliss that surrounds this age old humble start. Sure our table is set, just as simple as it is on any other day. Lights you…

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