Linda and I make a point of getting off of the beaten path when traveling.   81 South, piercing the heart of the Central Plains states,  Omaha to Indiahoma.  The Real America.  Easy to ignore, hard to forget.   75 North on the return, that byway also revealing the hard truths of the American farmer and rural communities.  Be thankful for what you have.

The Indiahoma city building.  Showing decades of wear.

This property sits right  across from the city building.  Ironically the street is named Showcase Blvd.

We found this message while running just east of town.

Distressed properties, many still sadly inhabited.