thoughts and images from out of the way places

Archive for February 2011

Abandoned Reform School

Abandoned Reform School

As I walked around the now empty campus I could almost hear the long ago voices of the boys whisper through the courtyard. A narrow hand-chiseled trough in a huge rock near the gazebo drinking fountain bespoke of a traditional punishment for boys that had misbehaved.

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A Wonderful Day to Blog

A Wonderful Day to Blog

I love to explore out of the way places, especially sites that time has passed by….the forgotten places. Abandoned hospitals, country backroads, deserted cabins…little bits of Americana will find their way to this blog.

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In to Africa

In to Africa

Africa. Images of brightly clad Masai Warriors, hungry lions and dusty sunsets raced through my mind. I was about 10 years old, sitting cross legged on the floor in the classroom with my friends at Tuckers Crossing Baptist Church. I remember thinking that the middle aged missionary lady who spoke to us had kind eyes…

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