Maybe at one time Daddy had The Shed organized in a way that made perfect sense, at least to him. I assume that as the years flew by and two baby girls entered the picture maybe that organization took a backseat to other priorities.
And I can only assume that its placement in the center of the barnyard was engineered for cattle trailers alone to circumnavigate without consideration for big rig feed trucks. I think our barnyard setup is infamous among certain trucking companies for either requiring the most skilled of drivers or for weeding out rookies.
(EDITOR’S NOTE: Click through gallery to see and read more about The Shed. Rebecca Bearden is a Farm Press contributing writer and biologist with the Geological Survey of Alabama. She grew up on the family ranch in Alabama, the one she writes about and the one now managed by her sister, Rachel Bearden Yeargan, since their father’s death four years ago.)