Image From Photo By Kristian Rasmussen


What's mainly wrong with society today is that too many Dirt Roads have been paved.

There's not a problem anywhere today, crime, drugs, education, divorce, delinquency that wouldn't be remedied, if we just had more Dirt Roads, because Dirt Roads give character.

People that live at the end of Dirt Roads learn early on that life is a bumpy ride.

That it can jar you right down to your teeth sometimes, but it's worth it, if at the end is home...a loving spouse, happy kids and a dog.

We wouldn't have near the trouble with our educational system if our kids got their exercise walking a Dirt Road with other kids, from whom they learn how to get along.

There was less crime in our streets before they were paved.

Criminals didn't walk two dusty miles to rob or rape, if they knew they'd be welcomed by 5 barking dogs.

And there were no drive by shootings.

Our values were better when our roads were worse!

People did not worship their cars more than their kids, and motorists were more courteous, they didn't tailgate by riding the bumper or the guy in front would choke you with dust & bust your windshield with rocks.

Dirt Roads taught patience

Dirt Roads were environmentally friendly, you didn't hop in your car for a quart of milk you walked to the barn for your milk.

For your mail, you walked to the mail box.

What if it rained and the Dirt Road got washed out? That was the best part, then you stayed home and had some family time, roasted marshmallows and popped popcorn and pony rode on Daddy's shoulders and learned how to make prettier quilts than anybody.

At the end of Dirt Roads, you soon learned that bad words tasted like soap.

Most paved roads lead to trouble, Dirt Roads more likely lead to a fishing creek or a swimming hole.

At the end of a Dirt Road, there was always extra springtime income, from when city dudes would get stuck, you'd have to hitch up a team and pull them out.

Usually you got a dollar...always you got a new friend...at the end of a Dirt Road!


This was an E-Mail share with no Author

Author:- Paul Harvey

Visit Paul Harvey's Site


Image From Photo By Kristian Rasmussen





Site Main Index Page
Click On Knight To Return To Main Index Page

Poetry Index Page
Click On Knight To Return To Main Poetry Index

The Guy In The Glass
Click On Knight To Go To Next Page

"The Guy In The Glass"

It Would Be Appreciated If You Signed My Guest Book

Click On Knight To Sign

Sign Guestbook Blank View Guest Book


E-Mail This Link
Enter recipient's e-mail:



Fill Out Your E-mail Address
To Receive My Site Updates!
Subscribe Unsubscribe
Hosting By YMLP.com





Main Image, Backgrounds, Borders And Divider By
Dark Blue Knight

Main Image Made From Photograph By
Kristian Rasmussen

Obtained From
Stock Exchange Free Photographs


Music Playing Is

"Why Should I Care"

Music By M. C. Shelley

Logo MCS Music ~ Click To Visit

"Used With Permission"

Please Do Not Copy Music From This Site.



Web Master ~ Dark Blue Knight