IMAGES OF SMALL THINGS FROM THE BIGGEST COUNTY IN TEXAS #711 – Sometime we see things & wonder what was.

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I have always been attracted to deserted, abandoned and places that are just empty shadows of their storied past. This old stone building near “downtown” Fort Stockton TX has always called for me to stop and explore. I always think I have something more important to do and pass on to other duties. In the spirit of becoming more mindfull, last week I took the time to stop & look around this old haunt. Some other local will have to beam in if they know of it’s original purpose. I could not determine if it was an old hotel, hospital or asylum. It had a lot of faded and barely readable warning signs that I choose to ignore. I wandered in as far as I felt comfortable. Other occupants had left their own warning signs that I was a little more apt to heed despite the beautiful tiled entree.

Enjoy something unknown. en theos † jim

IMAGES OF SMALL THINGS FROM THE BIGGEST COUNTY IN TEXAS #709 – DESERTED ART-DECO BUILDING IN MONAHANS, TX

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It makes one wonder, what was here and why do downtowns in small town America become semi-ghost towns? The normal response is to blame Wallyworld, but there is no blue box store  in this little burg. Just a victim of time and change.

Adapt to change or fade away. enjoy life ††† en theos ††† jim