Last night I opened a file titled "Iowa 2009" it is full of photos that were taken in July of 2009, when my daughters and I visited some good friends who had moved there the year before. On that trip we visited the Amana Colonies, a quaint little village that had wonderful antique shops and German restaurants. I had forgotten about the great arts and crafts we saw while we were there. Some of my favorites were wonderful sayings on plaques and signs. I didn't end up buying any, but took several pictures of the sayings that I liked.
Here are some of my favorites: