As John Mellencamp sings, "I was born in a small town, had myself a ball in a small town. Gonna die in a small town. That's probably where they'll bury me."
I'm a small town girl. The big city scares me - the traffic, the crime rate, the noise, the one-way streets. And, I hate the overwhelming crowds, and the lack of fresh air and nature.
Here are some quick glances at Small Town, Ohio, south-east style.
The town square.
Fountains in the middle of town and quaint storefronts all around = Small Town.
Must stop and read the historical markers.
I am mad for Victorian architecture, and you can find it everywhere in Marietta. Is this Queen Anne or Second Empire? I never can remember, but I WANT this house!
And now, we pause for a political message:
Hey! I've got an idea - Let's visit Andy's brother and sister-in-law!