Grandma Barb’s This and That

Friday, September 21, 2012

City Fence, Country Fence

Do any of you remember the Aesop Fable, the City Mouse and the Country Mouse?  My mom used to read it to me and I read it to my girls.  Well this post has nothing to do with Mice.  The title of my post just reminded me of it.

This is the City Fence right down the alley from me.  It's a new fence and new garden and Sue has done a beautiful job with it.







This is the Country Fence a few miles outside town.  Well it's not really a fence but it's the entrance to this farm.



Linking to Fridays Fences #50

If I haven't visited you or commented lately, it's just that life has been so busy.  I'm always playing catch up.

Have a wonderful weekend.  See you next time.

Barb

21 comments:

Kerin said...

Great contrast.

Personally, I'm a country fence kind-a girl :)

Pat said...

Love this.

TexWisGirl said...

i like that cattle marker! (but you knew that i would). her city fence is mighty fine, too.

Genie said...

What a wonderful contrast. The city fence is nice, but the cattle market one is my favorite of the two. Nice shots. genie

Deanna said...

While there is something pleasing about a nice white fence, the country fence always captures my attention. Enjoy your weekend.

Beth Edwards said...

i do know what you speak of. it has been a while since i have read them though. you always make me smile. & i thank you for that. big hugs. enjoy your weekend. great fall views. (:

Debbie said...

oooohhhh i just love that last image, creative peeps!!

have a wonderful, peaceful weekend!!

Maple Lane said...

I love them both!

Hope you have a good afternoon and a nice weekend.

Mildred

Jan n Jer said...

Beautiful city fence...love the setting!

andrea@townandprairie said...

I'm drawn to the country more and more. Your photos do nothing to deter me, of course, you barn charmer! I should take a country drive myself this weekend and look for some unique fences, too. Sorry I've been absent, I've been having motivation issues. Trying to get my mojo back.

Marie said...

Nice contrast. Your friends garden is so lovely! The gate signpost is really neat!

Kathy said...

Both fences serve as wonderful backdrops for lovely little gardens!

Carole M. said...

it doesn't matter where you live, but a little bit of nurturing, gardening, brings a lot of joy. Enjoyed your city/country comparisons Barb; both delightful and fun.

Carletta said...

Sue seems to have a green thumb. Her plantings are lovely!
I like the country 'still-life'. This time of year is a favorite of mine for decorating outside.

Nancy Claeys said...

Both equally beautiful. :)

Faye said...

Room for all different tastes, isn't there--from classic to just cute and charming? Good examples. And I hear you about catching up--that's last week for me. Be sure to take time to enjoy fall.

Rose said...

I like the entrance...and now, I cannot remember the city/country mice story. Need to look it up...can't believe I have forgotten it.

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Barb,
I love both fences. What a welcome entrance to the farm and how pretty this white fence must be in the alleyway.
I don't remember that story, but it does sound familiar.
Great title for your post too.
Happy Autumn today.

Hugs, Celestina Marie

Rita said...

Lovely captures both. And what a different vibe and energy they give off.

I just can't believe all the fall decorations that are starting to show up in my area. I've even seen some halloween items already. What ever happened to prolonging summer as long as possible.

Liz said...

Both great fences! I usually love country fences, but that city fence with all the lovely flowers is quite lovely!

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