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Used to be I was Home
Used to be there was laughter
Used to be homemade bread
Used to be a daughter.

Now the days are empty
I sit here all alone
Hope some will remember what Used To Be!

I came across this old abandoned farm house east of Regina just off Highway 16 East. The air of old memories seemed so very strong.

Rebel XSI Canon 100 -400 mm
Outside East Regina, Saskatchewan Canada


August 23, 2011


August 24, 2011

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old, farmhouse prairie

I am an amateur photographer from Sherwood Park, Alberta Canada.
Love scenery, wildlife and anything that catches my eye as being unique. Have a Canon Rebel XSI with a 100mm – 400mm Lens that allows me to get some wonderful captures!

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Comments

  • Bootiewootsy
    Bootiewootsyalmost 3 years ago

    Fantastic capture and writting… Lovely…

  • Carol. Thank you so very much! I took a stab at the writing and am so pleased you liked it. :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • Glenn Cecero
    Glenn Ceceroalmost 3 years ago

    Love the image. Really captured the age and beauty!

  • Glenn, thanks for stopping in and leaving such a wonderful comment. :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • RickDavis
    RickDavisalmost 3 years ago

    Excellent Photo of the Old Home Place,,,,,,,,,Rick

  • Hi Rick, Many Thanks for the lovely comment. :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyalmost 3 years ago

    What a marvellous capture of this old farm house, Leslie. Unfortunately, they’re becoming all to common a sight.

  • I’m always saddened when I come across them Mike but then I get to take their photo and save a piece of them. Thanks for the great comment it is really appreciated. :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsalmost 3 years ago

    wow sis, I love the poetry as well as the picture. Have I missed this one on my travels?
    What a wonderful image

  • Thought I’d give the poetry a try. Somehow this brought it out of me ….. You did miss it Sis it sits kinda funny with the new farmhouse right by it.. Thanks for your comments. :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • nastruck
    nastruckalmost 3 years ago

    Wonderful Leslie!!!!
    Harold

  • Thank you kind Sir. Most appreciated. :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • CanyonWind
  • Many Thanks for the Feature and Banner Pops. Both a sincerely appreciated. :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • shortshooter-Al
    shortshooter-Alalmost 3 years ago

    A terrific shot Leslie. I thought it was an old church??? I like your little poem too.

  • I thought so as well but everything was set up as far as I could see to be lived in as a home. So either I just plain wrong or times at htat point made it used as both. Thanks for your comments Al. :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • JohnDSmith
    JohnDSmithalmost 3 years ago

    Love the image,and the write up,….

  • John, thanks for the visit. i appreciate your comment and Fave very much! :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • Bobby Dar
    Bobby Daralmost 3 years ago

    So beautiful view

  • Bobby thank you so very much. :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

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