Saturday, July 3, 2010

In Praise of Fences

I am currently in love with fences.

Photo Credit: Code Poet

Have you ever stopped to consider the benefits of a fence?

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They define space, create rooms, and impart a sense of security.

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A fence gives you a sense of permanence; of belonging.

Photo Credit: ~K~

They can be timeless...

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and yet, recall a time of yesteryear.

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A fence can corral and contain...

Photo Credit: Ben Oh

and provide a backdrop for a showy display of flowers,

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all while reflecting the character of the maker.

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Yes, I love fences. And my husband is almost done with the fence around our garden and chicken yard. I can't wait!

Please share your own thoughts on fences!


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