From a photograph by Solomon D. Butcher of four daughters of rancher Joseph M. Chrisman, at their sod house in Custer County, Nebraska. From left to right, Harriet, Elizabeth, Lucie, and Ruth. Photographed in 1886.

Thursday, March 13, 2008

House Guests


I'll be taking the next few days off from blogging, while I prepare for and entertain house guests. Old friends from Berlin, who now live in Oklahoma, are coming to visit us.

Update:
We had a nice visit with our guests on Thursday and Friday, and then we made a fast trip to Knoxville, TN, to pick up a car we've bought. This was the view across from an interstate rest stop west of Knoxville. It wasn't raining when I took this photo, but we did drive through some heavy rain and fog around Knoxville.

Tennessee mountains

2 comments:

Tanya said...

Enjoy your company :)

Genevieve said...

Thanks, Tanya. We had a nice visit with them. They're such good people.

We also went to Knoxville, TN, and picked up a car we've bought. I need another four days off to recuperate from my four-day weekend!

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