Well now ladies and gents... I suppose I could start this post by saying that it is dedicated to that most Red Neck of Red Necks.... Puddles Duddles BrainStrain.... BUTT, I won't.
I took this pic of the lead story in our little County (once weekly) newspaper.
I will be paraphrasing the paper for the remainder of this post.
The barn is in Perry Co.. I actually know right where it is. that family has owned it for over 120 years and for 80 of them... the barn has sported a paint job that is a true Icon.
Mail Pouch Chewing tobacco of West VA, painted barns for advertisement from 1890 until 1992. There were over 20,000 of them spread over 22 states. Today many of these barns are listed asd National Historic Landmarks.
The Snider family recently had a new roof put on their barn and decided to have it re-painted. At their own expense!!!
More Barn Crap!
(well, darn it this is my blog and I like that word)
To celebrate Ohio's 200th. year of statehood one barn in each of the 88 counties was chosen to be painted with Ohio's Bi-Centennial Logo. It took a couple of years, butt my mom has actually traveled to see over 70 of them. I wonder about her sometimes.
If you are interested you can go to this web site to learn more about Ohio barns.
PeeS I pre-posted this Yesterday... beclaws... we were supposed to get lots of nasty storms that may last until This morning late... soooooo if I don't get your comments or make comments or get your emails or... WHATEVER... that will be why... no internets for me when it is really cloudy...