There are several locks all around the abandoned barn that sits adjacent to the trailhead. This fence closure actually had three locks hanging from the rusty chain. Although picturesque, I wondered what purpose they were now serving.
The saying “lock the stable door after the horse has bolted” is one I hadn’t heard before.
Referring to the act of safe-guarding against something that has already occurred (such as quitting smoking after being diagnosed with cancer), it describes a lack of being proactive.
You might ask yourself: Are there preventative measures that you are putting off? Maybe it is time to stop procrastinating and take action.