Thursday, August 28, 2014
One of the reasons I began writing this blog was because I saw my village, even as I was growing up within it, declining before my eyes. My mother bemoaned the same observation, even moreso in her case, going from a thriving, vibrant town with many families, businesses, social events, and promise, to one in obvious decline. I had known nothing but decline.
It is a story being observed all over Minnesota and beyond. And that, Dear Readers, is one of my main reasons for my posts here: To document what was here before even the town, to learn how the town came to be, what it was through the years, and yes, even viewing it as I pass it by and it passes me in turn.
Everything has a time. And then...it's gone.