Thursday, November 05, 2009
Treasure For Some
by Callie on Thursday, November 05, 2009
For a short time we lived quietly.
But this could not last.
White men had found gold in the mountains...
~ Chief Joseph
I am grateful for the mountains.
Took this photo from my favorite lookout spot on the way home from the dentist. The rain seems to be passing us by headed east somewhere. I love these mountains and yes there is gold out there. I often think about the Indian tribes who lived here and who lost their homes. It looks so peaceful now and there was so much sorrow. I don't think people would have bothered the Indians so soon if not for the gold. But they would have come for the timber eventually. Well, then there were new diseases, the bigoted, and the religious who came to save them and ended up wiping them out. The Indians didn't have much of a chance.
I tried to train a climbing rose to cover the ladder, but I don't think there is enough sun and the rose is barely growing leaves. So, I'm going to cut the rose bush back, clean off the ladder and train the ivy to cover the ladder. At least I know the ivy can grow there under the huge pine tree. I'm glad the ivy is covering the top of the fence. I want a green wall. The oak leaves are finally getting some color.
Chickens in the woods.
Two Light Brahmas, two Australorps, an Orpington
and I think that is a Wyandotte back there
or it could be another Australorp.
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[3 eggs today]
Low on chicken feed. No corn.