I know it doesn't look like much now. It's old, it's in disrepair, it's
unused. But this is Daddy's Barn.
He built the barn (1956) before he
built the house, a farmer's barn was important to him and his family.
with the house, he built the barn with a hand saw, a wooden folding ruler and
his two hands.
Daddy's Barn was his place, he spent a lot of time "at the
As I looked at the barn while I was taking the pictures I was
amazed at how small it was.
I remembered it as much larger and more
eloquent than it looks now.
Angie and I both noticed that it looked
"different" and we decided that it looked different
because it's not alive any
When daddy was alive, the barn was alive. He has passed on, the barn died with him,
and now it stands as a reminder of what once