Williamsburg, KY, January 2009 [Click to enlarge]
The abandoned gas station in this small town by the highway is still embedded in my imagination almost two months after I wandered through its crumbling concreteness with my camera. It'll never appear on a tourist map and I'm certain no one else who comes through this town deliberately sets out to capture the essence of a long-forgotten relic of life on the road.
Which is, I guess, why it appeals to me. I didn't expect to find this scene, which made it a pleasant surprise in the middle of a long drive. I sort of stumbled into it, and thanks to my wife's patience got a few minutes to explore it and try to tell its story.
Your turn: Your photographic life at the edge of the bell curve. Please discuss.
Oops almost forgot: This photo supports "busted", the theme from last week's Thematic Photographic. It's not too late to share your own link. Please click here if you wish to do just that. I'll be posting the launch entry for next week's Thematic Photographic at precisely 7:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday (hey, that's tomorrow!) To give your brain a chance to churn it, here's the upcoming theme...