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September 2019



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grey_wonderer in photo_scavenger

For the prompt, Home

I'm running behind on this because I couldn't decide what to post for this one.  I took this photo a couple of years ago but the house is still standing.  It's in worse shape now, but it's still there.
This is a rather sad photo, but because of the way this one made me feel, I decided to use it.  This is a house, once a home, that has been allowed to fall down a piece at a time.I don't know who the owners are or were. but the house is in the middle of a small residential section about fifteen minutes from where I live.  There are occupied homes on either side of this poor house and whenever I drive by, I find myself wondering what it looked like when it was new, who originally built it, who lived there, etc.  So, this is my post for home because once upon a time, this was someone's home.


That truly is sad. I'm sure that was a dear, loved home at one time.
Places left to decay always make me sad.

Edited at 2013-03-26 10:32 am (UTC)
What a fascinating picture - but it really looks sad.

It must look so odd, too, if there are inhabited houses around it.
It does look odd. I wish I knew why it's been left this way. There has to be a story.

Edited at 2013-03-26 10:32 am (UTC)
I so often wonder, when I see places like that, what their stories are. Very evocative photo.

(If I may signal boost: for anyone who likes photos of old places like this, there's an LJ community, abandonedplaces, that has tons of really neat photos of old places of all sorts from all over the world.)
Thanks for the link. I'll give that a look.
I bet the neighbors aren't too thrilled. Beautiful, sad shot.
Probably not. I have something almost as bad next door to my house. The area in which I live is basically dying and my neighbors are part of the reason I can never sell my house, unless of course, someone enjoys living next to people who pike trash in their yard.

Edited at 2013-03-26 10:39 am (UTC)
It is a sad thought, but a rather beautiful image. Thanks for sharing!
You're welcome. The minute I saw it, I couldn't resist photographing it.

Edited at 2013-03-26 10:40 am (UTC)
There are abandoned farmhouses going to ruin throughout the countryside, and I always think about the families that must have lived there and how sad it is that no one loves the house any longer.
Me too and I always wonder what happened. I'm sure lots of times it has much to do with money but I still wonder.
Very interesting.
Odd choice for home but, where I live, it makes sense.
Yes, very sad. I'm sure it was a lovely home once.
I imagine it was. I wonder if there are photos of it when it was new?