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Thursday, January 31, 2008

A Place to Hang Your Hats


I noticed this place with all these hats hanging off the porch. Not sure if they are hanging there for any particular reason or not.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

ABC Wednesday - Letter "B" = Backyard Burgers


"Backyard Burgers" is a fast food burger place. They do make great burgers.
You can see more ABC Wednesday participants here: http://mrsnesbittsplace.blogspot.com/

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Sheetz Coffee

Do you prefer Sheetz coffee or some other quick stop?

Monday, January 28, 2008

Dunkin Donuts Truck


Anyone want coffee and donuts? This may make some of you hungry.

Sunday, January 27, 2008

Birds on a Wire


I posted a photo not long ago with a bird coming in for a landing, and here's another view of birds sitting on a wire.
(If you double click to enlarge photo, you can see one bird on the very top sitting.)

Saturday, January 26, 2008

Blue Spruce Snowy Tree


It's snowing here right now, so thought I'd post this.

Friday, January 25, 2008

Teardrop Trees


I call these teardrop trees when people make them into these shapes. Do you like tear drop trees?

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

ABC Wednesday - Letter "A" = ATM

The letter "A" for ABC Wednesday post, an ATM.
To see more ABC participants, go here to Mrs. Nesbitts Place http://mrsnesbittsplace.blogspot.com/

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Boalsburg Bicycle Memorial


This sits along the road near Boalsburg as a Memorial for someone who had gotten killed there. I'm not sure of the story behind this.

Monday, January 21, 2008

Bicycles Hanging Upside Down


I was out taking a few photos when I noticed these bicycles hanging upside down.

Sunday, January 20, 2008

Snowman


It is bitter cold here today, down to 9 degrees and windchill around 0 degrees. We made this snowman in front of our house a few weeks ago, but I had posted other things. He has golf ball eyes, a carrot nose and sticks for arms and mouth.

I know some of you want to see inside The Old Oak Tavern. Not sure if I will go inside or not, but will try sometime if I can.

Saturday, January 19, 2008

The Old Oak Tavern Doorway


From the post yesterday this is the doorway of The Old Oak Tavern. I thought this was nicely done.

Friday, January 18, 2008

The Old Oak Tavern Lamp Post

Here's a close up of the lamp post at The Old Oak Tavern from the previous post.

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Old Oak Tavern

The Old Oak Tavern is in Pine Grove Mills. This is about 30 minutes from Bellefonte.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Zion Road-ABC Wednesday -Letter "Z"



Marie gave me the "You make my day award". To visit Marie, go here: http://montpellierdailyphoto.blogspot.com/
"""The award rules say: "Give the award to 10 people whose blogs bring you happiness and inspiration and make you feel happy about blogland. Let them know by posting a comment on their blog so they can pass it on. Beware you may get the award several times."""

A lot of blogs bring me happiness and inspiration every day!
Here are 10 I've chosen but I know there are so many more that I visit too, that make my day.

The award has been designed by Susupetal.

1. Willard
http://www.pawildlifephotographer.blogspot.com/

2. Salty Dawg
http://countrycaptures.blogspot.com/

3. Imac
http://imac-photosfromthemindseye.blogspot.com/

4. Lori
http://missbinnyc.blogspot.com/

5. Tom
http://womtig.blogspot.com/

6. Andrew
http://vanburendailyphoto.blogspot.com/

7. quintarantino
http://www.blogger.com/profile/05910048372540673170

8. Smilnsigh
http://www.blogger.com/profile/17207943167502354530

9. Jules
http://rabauldailyphoto-jules.blogspot.com/

10. Neva
http://nevadailyphoto.blogspot.com/

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Broken Tree


A broken tree.
Marie gave me the "You Make My Day Award". I pick 10 people who make my day with their blog. So, I will post my picks tomorrow.
Tomorrow is also ABC Wednesday. Please stop back to see my pick for the letter "Z".

Monday, January 14, 2008

Metal Fence

Metal fence in Bellefonte. This fence looks like harps to me.

Sunday, January 13, 2008

Bird Landing on Wire


You can see all the birds better if you "double click" on photo to enlarge.

Saturday, January 12, 2008

Church at McAlevys Fort


McAlevys Fort is about a 40 minute drive from Bellefonte.

I have been tagged by Barbara at http://west-sacramento.blogspot.com/ to comment on my New Year's Resolutions. According to the game, I am then to tag 3 other blogs to do the same.

"When it comes to New Year’s Resolutions we seem to fall into four categories: 1) quite serious about them, 2) flippant about them, 3) pressured to do them, or 4) do not do them. So, the purpose of this little game is to let us know which category you are in. I will give mine, then tag 3 other sites to do the same thing."

For me I guess it would be #2 for flippant about them. I make them, but tend to go off them, and I don't worry about them if I do.

A few of my New Years resolutions this year would be to:
-Lose weight, eat healthy and exercise.
-Get organized and lose the clutter.
-Put together my memoirs for my children and grandson in book form. I have stories done, but need to revise them, and then get them into a book. I'm not doing it to sell, just for them.

So now, I tag the following three blogs:
Lori http://missbinnyc.blogspot.com/
Pete http://easynowoldchap.blogspot.com/
Melissa http://downacobblestonepath.blogspot.com/

Friday, January 11, 2008

Yellow House with Wreath on Doorway

Here's the door of the yellow house from previous post.

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Yellow House in Pine Grove Mills


I love this castle looking house in Pine Grove Mills, about a 30 minute drive from Bellefonte.

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

ABC Wednesday - Letter "Y"= Yolk


I've joined the ABC Wednesday photo post. Today is to take a photo of something with the letter "Y" in it. And, here it is: Yolk

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Ice Love Birds and George Washington

Ice Love Birds
George Washington
This is the last of my ice sculptures.

Tomorrow is ABC Wed. and the photo is something with the letter "Y".

Monday, January 7, 2008

Ice Wishing Well

My grandson with the ice wishing well sculpture.
They even had a hole drilled in the top so people could put coins in it.

Sunday, January 6, 2008

Saturday, January 5, 2008

Reindeer, Rooster and Horse Ice Sculptures




All these ice sculptures are from "First Night State College". State College is about a 20 minutes drive from Bellefonte. I still have four more days of them to post. I didn't take a photo of them all, but a few. I still have George Washington, Wishing Well, Love Birds and PA Elk that I will posting. Hope you come back to see them all, and hope you don't get sick of them.

Friday, January 4, 2008

Ice Lock Sculpture

This was my grandson's favorite sculpture. He was pretending to have his arm in the lock.

Thursday, January 3, 2008

Ice Slide

A slide made totally from ice. The kids were sledding on this. My grandson didn't want to go down on it. I was glad after I noticed how muddy it was at the end of it.

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Ice Boat

Here's an ice boat sculpture from New Years Eve they do for State College First Night. I have several photos I took and will post more of them tomorrow. State College is about a 20 min. drive from Bellefonte.

If you want to know the tally on my theme day votes yesterday.
There were 56 votes and some of you didn't vote, so I didn't count nothing for those one's. Obviously.
#1 Duck Wings got 7 votes.
#2 Chrome got 2 votes.
#3 Merlin & Spot got 6 votes.
#4 Reflection got 18 votes.
#5 Military Honors got 8 votes.
#6 Back to the 50's got 3 votes.
#7 Sunset got 7 votes.
The winner was out of 56 votes..."Reflection" #4, with "Military Honors" coming in second place. Thanks for voting everyone. If you didn't vote yesterday you can still put your vote in. I'd love to see your comment.

Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Theme Day- Favorite Posts of 2007

You decide. Please Vote on the one you feel is my best of 2007.
#1 Duckwings
#2 Chrome
#3 Merlin & Spot
#4 Reflection
#5 Military Honors
#6 Back to the 50's
#7 Sunset

Since I had a hard time choosing, I've narrowed it down to seven. Which, is good for me. I picked these mostly because they maybe hard to get again. I am leaving it up to you. You decide. Please Vote on the one you feel is my best of 2007. I put them in no particular order. Please vote by leaving a comment with the number of the one you liked the best. Thanks.
#1 Duck Wings
#2 Chrome
#3 Merlin & Spot
#4 Reflection
#5 Military Honors
#6 Back to the 50's
#7 Sunset

Happy New Year Everyone!

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My Other Blog - "Everyday Life's Issues"

My Other Blog - "Everyday Life's Issues"
Life's issues whether it's weight loss, decluttering, or anything else.

My "Craft it Wednesday" Meme Blog

My "Craft it Wednesday" Meme Blog
Post a craft or hobby each week on any day.