There is something about an old barn. Weathered and worn, sagging beam, missing board, each defect adding to its charm. Gorgeous in its decrepitude. Why don’t we see people this way?
The area around Washington, D.C. is filled with many picturesque scenes — Civil War structures one step from falling down, modern bright red barns festooned with Amish stars, pastures full of cows or sheep, log cabins from the 1600s. I’ll be bringing more to you each week.