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Friday, July 26, 2013

Not Long For This World


Right now, as you read this, somewhere in the middle of Kansas stands this house all by itself, with nothing else around for as far as the eye can see.  Just sitting there.  But for how much longer? 





12 comments:

biebkriebels said...

That is so special to see a house in the middle of nowhere, no fences around. We never see this overhere, to crowded.

s.c said...

I agree with bieb. A desolated house in the middle of nowhere not to comprehend here.

Jo's World said...

I am always full of questions when I see a house like this: Did the partners stay together? Are they in nursing homes somewhere? Passed on?
How many kids lived there? Did they find their way to college and a good future? Do they ever think about their old home and memories?

And on she goes,
Jo

TexWisGirl said...

awww...

grammie g said...

Hi John... Wow that is as if it dropped out of the sky at some point many years ago!!
Sad :( !!
I do see the gutter's seem to be holding on not like mine they fall
of haha!!
Grace

Anonymous said...

Jo's questions are so valid. My thinking always. When I see this.

Beautiful land adores around it.

So sad.

MarkD60 said...

Makes me want to hear the story of the house.

Randy said...

It could be so cute.

Felicia said...

Soooooo John how did you come to be out in the middle of nowhere with nothing around as far as the eye can see? Did you get lost. LOL

Sorry had to ask, you don't have to answer.

Felicia

Stewart M said...

One good shove and that could be gone.

My basic approach to taking pictures is if something makes me look twice I photograph it! Thats what happened with the corner of the building.

Cheers

Stewart M - Melbourne.

Carole M. said...

no doubt it provided shelter to one or more families in it's day; stories in those walls

Sandy's witterings said...

My knowledge of Kansas is not large but a house that looks like it's been lifted up and dropped fits into it - there wasn't a pair of legs wearing ruby slippers sticking out from under it by any chance?