WordPress Photo Challenge: Relic

In the rustic western town, Woodlake, California, and surrounding countryside, people often decorate with relics.  It takes artistic flair to arrange relics to look more than junky.

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I’m still at the junky level.  My friend Sally Pace has moved beyond that.  She and her husband host weddings and many free events at their rustic ranch.

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Mike pampers his favorite relic.  Not only is it in the barn, but it’s covered.

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The following 1940s picture is a relic even though Sally’s road looks almost the same.

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Sally’s house and all its decorative relics weren’t there yet.

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Woodlake Hardware boasts of nearly 100 years of service, making it somewhat of a relic, yet the building today hasn’t changed much since the 1940s when Morris Bennett started working there.

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Morris decorated the walls with relics from the past.

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Of course, the pair of skates is my favorite relic. Relic3

At 90+ Morris still works most days.

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He’s my hero, but he’s NOT a relic!  :)

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15 thoughts on “WordPress Photo Challenge: Relic”

    1. Thanks Tonia! When are we going to get together? I want to hear all about your book. You are writing like crazy! How far along are you? Every day you’ve written a huge number of words! :)

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  1. Wonderful old relics, Marsha. That photo of the old Woodlake Hardware store is so funny, with all the cars lined up, each with it’s own person modeling it. :D Good for Morris that he still keeps going in spite of his age. I want to be like that.

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    1. Me too! I’ve slowed down this week because I caught a cold – bummer. V and I both got it. Must have been from the plane ride. I don’t get sick often! But today and this week, I’ve felt like a relic! :)

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