I don't know what it is about it that appeals to me, but something does.... So many old buildings that are left to fall apart - they just seem so lonely to me. I just want to rescue them like lost puppies.
I saw this one when I was out yesterday.
Or these old farmhouses...
You can see where the porch used to be, and the back kitchen that was added on. Someone lived here and had memories - maybe they had children that grew up here.... These are the thoughts that go through my head. I wonder if they were pioneers who came to the prairie to find a better life. Do you think they found it? Questions like these are what beckons me to pull over and take the picture and to stare at it every time I drive by.
I hope that the places I love so dearly will not be left to crumble when I'm gone. But truth is, in a century, maybe two, no one will even know (or care!) Our existence on the earth is so temporary - it makes you reflect on what's really important in life.