12803 Primghar – Destroyed 11/29
The house went down as expected on November 29th. Since daylight savings, it has been increasingly difficult to go into Carrollton during light hours. So it was a mild shock going in at twilight to faintly see the wrecker atop a mound of dirt and debris. After taking some night shots I repeatedly heard heavy rustling of leaves despite the windless evening. I won’t attempt to analyse an illogical event, but I will say that I did listen for some time to whatever there may be. All else I will say on the subject, that night I felt at peace and with calmness, senses I don’t normally feel at nighttime through Carrollton (at least, as of late). I know a person was not physically there. I also can say that I don’t know or believe enough to think someone was there in spirit, despite the fact I really did not feel alone. It was one of the most oddest things I ever experienced… but alas, it is what it is.
Going back to the actual destruction, they took out one of the unusually tall evergreens, but they did manage to leave the other. I have to commend the wrecking crew for this… yes, they do destroy the houses and some trees. It does seem that they take the effort to leave as much of the foliage in tact.
As for 12803 itself, it has been a good time getting to know you indeed. I still can picture you as the tall white monstrosity where an imaginary ‘king of town’ once lived in. Sure, 12803 probably wasn’t literally the largest house in Carrollton, but it certainly was the most prominent in its reign. My only regret is not getting enough color interior shots. The way the eastern light came into the living room would have made for a beautiful painting. Feel free to check out the Flickr set on 12803 Primghar.