This road I barely recognized~so many changes. A big ole road project had turned much of this little FM road into upturned Red Select dirt and ‘caution’ signs with giant noisy earth movers making way for even more, faster, distant people movers.
Progress comes, changes happen, ready or not.
In the midst of this I somehow overlooked the intersecting jog to the familiar Texas Road 69. The map and directions i had been given at the airport by the up and coming mover and shaker crowd had become null and void.
“hmmm” shoulda chosen the rental with the GPS ” said the little voice. ” don’t even go there! ” barked My voice. Thank goodness for “unlimited rental miles “.
The road crew, hired from out of another state, were no help. (probably if the job had been digging something up, having something (or someone) buried or destroyed they would have been happy to aid, but with peaceful directions, not so much.) Pulling to the side at the next intersection I noticed a very large video and appliance store (not those sorts of videos although it was just as out-of-place )at the intersecting farm roads…reckon they’re holding on for all those faster upandcomers. Continue reading