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WELCOME TO HARD TIMES

Feb 26th, 2013 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Some years ago, one of those spaghetti western movies showed a desolate western town with a weathered sign reading WELCOME TO HARD TIMES. The sign was a harbinger of just how bad an unkempt and struggling village could be.

These days there seem to be more of those desperate towns visible to the senior traveler, giving evidence of decline and despair. Vacant store fronts stare back at you as you stop for the one red light, still hanging at the one intersection left in the middle of town.

Long forgotten For Sale signs hang by brittle tape inside those windows. Streets lead north