Flowers, Flowers everywhere…

These are the Gladiolas that Steph and I got at the Farmers Market Saturday. They are giant and still blooming like crazy!

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Mountain Roads…

are no different to me than roads in the flat nowhere of Kansas. Want proof? Here you go…

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And here…

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And my favorite…here.

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But you see I couldn’t really stop at ones with us in the middle of the road. I had to keep going and feed the addiction.

(Disclaimer: I was not driving while taking these photos…not that I would ever contemplate that…or attempt it while sitting in construction at a stand still)

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My name is Whitney…

and I’m addicted to windmills.

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Not those littles ones found in gardens…the BIG sustainable energy ones.

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Not that I’m some super-into-green-technology-must-buy-renewable-everything-person, cause I’m not.

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Which is why it’s especially funny that I have just been appointed to our division’s “Green Team”.

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As I told you earlier…I’m a little obsessed.

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But I just can’t help but be mesmerized by them.

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Moonshine…

In the middle of a field…literally…there was a place called Moonshine.

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Population: 2

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It’s a place where you drive whatever is handy and park wherever you want. Including the middle of the road.

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So what is the deal with Moonshine you ask? Why are all these people sitting in the middle of nowhere?

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The burgers and the experience… but basically the experience. Here’s our story. We arrived at 12:15pm for lunch which caused a little bit of a panic from these people.

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You’re probably wondering what caused the panic…it was because we got in line at 12:15pm. You see, Moonshine serves burgers until exactly 12:30pm. If you have not put in your order by 12:30pm, you’re out of luck. So we stood in line and hoped that we’d make it before the grill closed. We finally got inside where it was mass chaos and placed our order right before they closed. There were so many people packed into the space that I only have these two photos which I think gives you a pretty clear image of what Moonshine is like.

In front of the boxes at the bottom of this pic is where you picked up whatever chips you wanted. Drinks were found in buckets of ice or coolers. It was all very random.

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Oh and they have an annual Moonshine Motorcycle Run…and it’s documented on metal garbage lids that line the space above the door. That’s just the kind of place it is.

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But I have to say…the burgers were good!

A trip through “Scenic Cornfield”…

Through my lens of course…

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A white squirrel perhaps??

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Unlike the town I grew up in, they haven’t fixed all their old buildings so you can still find fun things.

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This is the “dirty whore wall”…don’t ask.

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They have an old movie theater where you get your tickets from a card table and some recent excitement was the addition of a cash register!

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While taking some senior photos, I got a little “behind the scenes” tour of the theater…giant film reels, movie canisters, and projectors. I love that sort of thing!

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Memorial Day Weekend…

I love getting to see Little Kevin…He was not so happy to see the camera.

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Flowers from Mom’s garden.

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Why do you always have to take my picture?

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More from Mom’s garden…

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I love my new lens…

They were right. Every single review I read about this lens said, once you get it you’ll never go back. It’s true. I’m completely sold on it and here’s my proof.

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