Published in


This Woman’s Retirement Years Are a Nightmare Thanks to Airbnb

The sign in her yard tells the whole story.

Photo by Melinda Crow.

Ellen inherited her modest lake house in Texas from her mother. It had always been her plan to retire there in the quiet neighborhood that stretches along an almost hidden piece of the shore of Lake Whitney.




Encouraging you to get the heck off of social media and go experience the world.

Recommended from Medium

American Memories Continued

Adoption and social media.

It’s The Suburbs for Me

Postcards from Home

How To Have A Simpler Christmas This Year

60+ Adorable Estonian Names For Your Baby!

About Me

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Melinda Crow

Melinda Crow

30-year freelancer. Found on: Newsweek, Cruise Critic, MSN Travel. Writer’s Toolkit weekly series on The Writing Cooperative https://melindacrow.substack.com/

More from Medium

Americans During my Childhood Days

How to Fix Mistakes on Your Credit Report

Let’s Talk Income — It’s Not Illegal

Yes, Some Mainstream Money Articles Are Nothing But Worthless Scams