Groups cancelled their bus trips to Ravens Grin from the Chicago burbs after 9-11.
Access was cut off to the dams in the Miss. River near by....(How many tons of high explosive would it take to blow one of them?)
Then a few years ago the State wanted to seel the local, new, never used prison to the Feds and talk of Guantanamo prisoners might have been put there, making all the local Police in these small towns needing to be heavilly armed, ex cetra, but now Black Water has left their shooting range 8 miles north of us... go live in the country, get away from it all? Not quite.
We could have been busier this season but we ran smoothly, no wild idiots loose in the house this time.