It’s Worth More


This place is just across the street from a Family Dollar or a Dollar General or one of those places that have popped up everywhere; its days are likely numbered, but that may not make them worth more than any other sort of day.

Rayne, Louisiana
photographed 1.10.2016

Posted on January 22, 2016, in Photography and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.

  1. The irony of marketing life …


  2. Wow, I love this photo. it silently says so much. And those chain dollar stores are kind of annoying – they pop up like zits in the weirdest places. Seems the day of the mom-n-pop business has almost passed away. Sadness. These people are what made this country what it is today yet this is the result. Is this a negative thought or the bare bones truth…

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    • I’m not sure when it happened that every single little town has a Dollar General or Family Dollar (maybe I’ll just call them, collectively, Family General), but they are just everywhere. With the predicable consequences for the locally-owned little stores.

      I guess they bring jobs to these little towns, but at what cost?

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  3. Good work. Rectangles,squares, and poles- oh my. One lonesome fire plug.


  4. Worth more…than what? Another great find Melinda that sets thoughts rolling


    • I know what you mean! I tend to be a bit of a cranky grammarian (which is probably redundant), so that business’s name bothered me a little bit.

      But, even a grammarian can tell that it made for a more interesting photo than if the business name had, oh, I don’t know, made sense.


  5. If the throng of cars parked in front is any indication, this business will soon be as done and gone as it already looks.

    Wait a minute, you said a car actually passed by while you were there? Maybe there is hope.


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