Wednesday, January 8, 2014
This is an image of a Sunday storm from a couple of weeks ago. As you can see, when a good storm hits the Old Port area, it's a literal ghost town. I can testify to that. Heck, even all my favorite coffee shops were closed.
I love old westerns. If Larry McMurtry had set his book Lonesome Dove in the East, this scene might have made a good setting. If I close my eyes, I can see a couple of tired riders pulling into an abandon town, looking for a drink and women. If they waited around for the storm to subside, they'd probably find both. However, they might have been hard-pressed to find a tumbleweed rolling down Fore Street here.
"Let's wait out the weather here Woodrow. This place looks promising and..."