The Quiet Business of the Countryside

May 12, 2016

 

Dawn in the Skagit Valley

Dawn in the Skagit Valley

“The real world, in my opinion, exists in the countryside, where Nature goes about her quiet business and brings greatest pleasure.”
— Fennel Hudson

I am drawn to the countryside.  I love its “quiet business.”  The pre-dawn hour is especially lovely.  I enjoy pulling to the side of the road, turning off the car’s ignition, and sitting in the quiet, watching the world awaken.

The Skagit Valley awakens

The Skagit Valley awakens

Old truck by barn

Old truck by barn

Allium stands tall un the foreground of a field

Allium stands tall un the foreground of a field

Farm in the Skagit Valley

Farm in the Skagit Valley

Allium

Allium

 

 

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One Response to “The Quiet Business of the Countryside”

  1. shoreacres Says:

    Again, it’s those layers, and the perspective they provide, that just amaze me. We have plenty of open vistas and far horizons, but nothing like this. The photos are just beautiful — all of them.


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