Life and Deterioration Coexist As These Wait For the End

Can the temporal become eternal?

Barbara Radisavljevic
A Pilgrim Life
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4 min readJul 14, 2021


Old almond tree beside an abandoned house, author photo, © Barbara Radisavljevic

The abandoned house in wine country

I first saw this house as I drove past it on Highway 46 West in Templeton. It was just west of Castoro Winery and I wondered if there was a story behind it. I asked at the tasting room but even though it was close to their…



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Barbara Radisavljevic
A Pilgrim Life

Christian, bereaved adoptive mom, blogger, amateur nature photographer, voracious reader. Married 57 years. Central Coast of California.