Waking up in Amish Country.

My Life as an Artist (2)

What can be better after a good nights sleep than fresh farm eggs and the smell of rich coffee?     I’ll tell you what….being with the animals on the farm and of course Jarrod and Kendle:)

IMG-20200326-WA0007And  the magical hummingbirds who greet me on the deck…..a very good sign indeed. FB_IMG_1589107344628

After breakfast I like to take a walk around the farm, with sketch book in hand.

The quietness of the stable yard has a timeless quality and for me is filled with childhood memories.      Up until the age of 16 when I entered art college, I lived for horses.     Not just riding them but also. mucking out stables and cleaning tack.     To this day the smell of a stable delights me.     received_839996043172121First an aerial view of the farm.     You can see the house nestled into the trees. 


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Published by peter petterson

Father of four, grandfather of thirteen, and great-grandfather of six. Resides in Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand. Living happily in retirement and enjoying the company of my many young descendants.

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