Sunday, December 19, 2010

OH--Christmas Tree!!

Yes, these folks really do have a Christmas tree on their barn year-round! They actually call the block Pine Tree. The Weaver tree farm in Vinton County, Ohio was a fun spot to visit. First, in case you haven't noticed, I like Christmas tree farms. You can't see the trees from here, but the rolling hills planted with row upon row are somehow compelling to me.

Fred Weaver has a white beard--not a long Santa-style one, but still, it adds a bit to the mood.

Fred and wife Lois have operated the farm, which sits right next to their home--for four decades. There is also a Christmas shop full of decorations and holiday treats just past the saws that hang waiting for families who visit to choose and cut their own. And if you wander through the Depression glass and other treasues in Lois's antique shop, you might just end up with a jar of homemade apple butter. Yeah.

I love Christmas. And barn quilts. So this is among my many favorites.

Happy holidays to you all.

1 comment:

  1. It's huge! (or else the barn is small)
    Very appropriate quilt block for a tree farm!
    Merry Christmas to you, Suzi.