Now, more often than not they're simply a vehicle for advertising, with the receiver covered in stickers reading "NO DIAL TONE".

As these vestiges of a time past continue to die an incredibly undignified death, it's nice to look back at a time when they were not only thriving, but styled uniquely for the neighborhoods they were in.

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Especially the people you want to attract, aka awesome men. That personality is always rife with desperation, bad decisions and alienating others who love her best. Even if you are not prone to dramatics of partnering up ASAP, you may feel like a loser because you are not in a relationship.

It is normal to feel sad and lonely if you don’t have a boy- or girlfriend.

This most recent entry splits the difference; dating from the late 1960s.

In the original post, I commented how little the street had changed in over 100 years, and this latest "Before" photo offers us the opportunity to observe the gradual evolution.

Looking closely at the sidewalks, it also appears that they've reduced the width of the streets adding more room for pedestrians.

These were all things I noticed as I attempted to re-shoot today's photo.

This kindness bleeds into your other relationships. Being a single mom means that you have been through at least three life-altering experiences.

Forgive the friends and in-laws who you felt deserted you.

At least I hope that's the case, otherwise this is the worst Before & After I've done.

There used to be a time when phone booths offered a valuable utility to denizens of the city.

I am also far less critical of other people, including men. 3) You’ve faced the reason-defying triumphs that are required of single motherhood.