|If you are interested in shorebirds, or butterflies or native plants- Killdeer Plains is a spot you are likely to visit in Ohio. But have you ever considered stopping in nearby Harpster?|
|Picturesque Harpster, Ohio|
This is classic Americana, folks. And it is going fast.
|Trumpet-Creeper, Campsis radicans|
The Trumpet-Creeper has fully ensconced the building, completely obscuring the front door. This building may no longer attend to "people" business.. but "nature's " business was brisk.
Pollinators and hummingbirds visit the vines. These deep orange flowers are a magnet for wildlife, even in the city.
Those times are passing folks and we are losing the best parts of our county. If you like to meet small town people and see local communities thrive, then stop off at the local "Backwoods" store and by your lunch. Purchase gas from the small town operators in the villages you pass through.
McDonalds and Marathon have enough people buying their goods, and if you want to keep these remaining holds on our past, we need to support them with our dollars. Invest in local communities.
There is a good life in Harpster,Ohio. I hope you don't blink and let it pass you by.