sign of the times? is this what america is all about?

No, this isn’t Chester County.  Just a photo snapped in my travels this weekend.   Is this what are country is about? Are we in a depression? When you see this photo, what do you think?

For what it is worth, after I snapped this photo and this woman realized she was being photographed, she smiled. I was not sure, truthfully, how to interpret that….