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Telephone Directory

See that bag on the ground in front of the door? It’s the new telephone directory. That raises a few questions, doesn’t it?

Plainview, Texas
photographed 8.10.2019

Slow death is certain

There’s only one way this is going to end: in a pile on the ground surrounded by weeds and covered over by the big sky. It won’t happen quickly, probably, but it will happen.

Lubbock County, Texas
photographed 8.10.2019

Southwestern Grain and Wind

Things don’t look so good for Southwestern Grain, Inc. (Unless you are an owl.) But there’s the future – a wind farm over there on the horizon.

Hale County, Texas
photographed 8.10.2019

Under observation

Remember yesterday, when I said I looked through a broken window and found no surprises?

I thought the same thing was going on here, in the very next window to the east. I saw those scales and the three slants of light, and got the shot. Later, when I got home and downloaded the SD card, I saw what I had somehow missed in the moment – that owl (and those talons!). And there was my surprise…

Hale County, Texas
photographed 8.10.2019

Off the hook

 

I found a broken window and looked inside, yet again feeding my interest in seeing what kinds of things get left behind when a place becomes abandoned. No big surprises here, really, but I did quite enjoy the off-the-hook telephone.

A barn swallow flew around in her frenetic way, kindly illustrating how that very splattery pattern of bird shit got all over walls.

Hale County, Texas
photographed 8.10.2019

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