The gallery closed recently. Seems all the art buyers have moved the mall to their mobile. The pest control man at the truck stop told me he buys his supplies on Amazon because they’re cheaper and shipped directly to his shop. Small town after small town passed by on the roadtrip found boarded up with auction signs on the front doors. Kids sitting out on the stoop playing Minecraft.
Pulled up to the childhood farm of my father. They still plant crops there. Apparently, they use GPS guided tractors to ensure straight rows.
Technology is making room for new entrepreneurial artists as the requirements for vast sums of acreage are being shrunk onto a silicon chip.