“Better to burn out than to rust out,” according to Neil Young. There was a time when I might have agreed but these days I’m not sure I have much of a choice. Here I am dusty and rusty. In any case, after Carrie and I visited to Three Sisters Sanctuary in Goshen, Massachusetts, I have to say that I believe that rust has its virtues.
This is a great place for photographers. One of the things I liked the best was the vast array of neatly arranged rusty objects. Here are a few.
|They just don't make things the way they used to.|
|Is anyone else thinking "Dune" here?|
In reality, maybe Shakespeare had it right when he wrote, “I were better to be eaten to death with a rust than to be scoured to nothing with perpetual motion.”