The test of an adventure is that when you are in the middle of it, you say to yourself, "Oh, now I've got myself into an awful mess; I wish I were sitting quietly at home." And the sign that something is wrong with you is when you sit quietly at home wishing you were out having lots of adventure. -Thornton Wilder

The nice thing about being confused is you get a chance to notice things a lot better than if you knew where you were going.

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Victims of the Dust Bowl?


A couple abandoned homesteads in the Oklahoma panhandle. 

The one above most certainly could be
but the one below looks too good to be a remenant from the Dirty Thirties.


  1. Cool, last time I was out that way we were driving in a snow storm other times night time...guess I'll have to change the later. Really love the first shot. Enjoy your day!

  2. That first photo is beautiful! It is almost a painting.

  3. they make great subjects, either way.

  4. The B&W photo really does look like it could have come from the 30s. Well done. In colour, the second photo seems far more modern.

  5. Oh, my! I so love that first the second one too. They are just the type of stuff that pulls at the heartstrings.

  6. What a sad sight but they made for nice shots.

  7. I sometimes wonder what these people felt, whrn they abandonned all that hard work...


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