Sunday, February 21, 2010

Picture of the Week - Yer Bones are Showing

Yer bones are showing
Stephen Mullock 2010


There is something so grand about an old wood barn. Weathered and often sagging after a 100 winters they are slowly disappearing from the Chilliwack countryside. When I see one being dismantled it’s like a favourite Aunt is dying.

In this picture a tractor is positioned to the right on the bleached ground like an old friend slightly embarrassed by the skeletal condition of a pal, "yer bones are showing", while winter swans flee white against the hillside forest.

I took this photograph a year ago so this Prest Road, Chilliwack barn is now long gone with the boards no doubt salvaged and gracing some upscale bar.



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Stephen Mullock is a Chilliwack real estate associate broker with 29 years of experience. He can be reached at Royal LePage Wheeler Cheam Realty, telephone 604-792-0077.


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