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Cherrywood

Although Cherrywood is an actual place and featured here, for the purposes of this gallery, Cherrywood is a metaphor for the small rural town which is being encroached upon by the big city. Small rural communities which are primarily agricultural are being overrun by urban sprawl, real estate development, speculation and the like. Hi rise buildings, gas bars, Wal-Marts and other retail landmarks start to dot the landscape. The only hope I have is that some of these traditional towns can keep their character, charm and borders because city folks like me need to go there from time to time to regain our sanity and lower our blood pressure. This is very difficult to do in traffic jams or in mall parking lots. Featured here is rural living, farm country and a simpler way of life. Cherrywood is front and centre. Also included are the towns of Green River, Uxbridge, Port Perry and Whitevale. Hope you enjoy it.
Christmas House.jpg Local-church2.jpg Girl and basset01.jpg Victoria Hall
White Horses2.jpg Fatherdaughter.jpg Canoe  dock.jpg Coca-Cola.jpg
Lamb.jpg AC3D3970.jpg Cherrywood-Store.jpg Wheatfield
Bicycle planter.jpg Port Perry Farm1000.jpg Grain silos1.jpg Steeple.jpg
ice-fishermen2.jpg JYD-Rottweiler.jpg IMG_9347.jpg 72757806.jpg
John-Deere.jpg AC3D3962.jpg Goat.jpg IMG_5667_1.jpg