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Onion Fields - Adams County  WA

A stand of poplar trees march like sentinels along the eastern edge of an onion field.

Here in the bright,

but cold early spring sunshine,

an onion field lies fallow until planting time.

As I stepped out of my car to set up my tripod

and catch a few images,

I was almost over powered by the smell of raw onions.

Even though these fields of onions has been plowed under

and had over wintered through rain and snow,

they were still pungent.

At first the smell of the onions was familiar

and somewhat pleasing even if it was strong.

But after about five minutes I bailed,

the onion smell drove me back into my car

and out of the field.

I found the row of poplars a pleasant scene

as the cumulus clouds hung lazily

in the cerulean blue sky.

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‘RURALITY BLOG HOP’ #3

It’s time for you to enter your photos in ‘Rurality Blog Hop – #3.’ ‘Rurality Blog Hop’ is open to everyone. Post something about rural life and and share it with us! The linky will open every Wednesday morning around 09:00 Pacific Time and will close Thursday at midnight.

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  • Rural photography, rural life, thrift, pets and livestock, recipes, crafts, etc.
  1. Submit the url of your ‘Rurality Blog Hop,’ blog post, not your main blog url, using the LinkyTools prompt below.
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  3. Include the ‘Rurality Blog Hop’ badge (or a text link) in your blog post.
  4. Visit some of other entries, meet some new people and leave encouraging comments.

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