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Faded Memories (20120406-1632) | by Earl Reinink
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Faded Memories (20120406-1632)

While in the process of selling and purchasing another home (move number 14 for me), I took an afternoon off to reorganize and recover my mental faculties (non existent as they may be). Of course, this involved venturing forth with the camera, seeking subjects unknown. I stumbled across this dilapidated farm house which begged for further exploration. I was struck by the fact that this beautiful structure that had once housed dream and goal filled families, now sat rotting in the elements. Now littered with broken plaster and festooned with coon poop, home to mice, rats and barn swallows, it now sat haunted by faded memories. Gone were the dreams and aspirations of its former human inhabitants, a relic of its former self - this grand old place now sat a broken prisoner of the elements. Sad…

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Taken in April 2012