The end of the road
So, except for her stay in Seattle, she's lived on this road since she was an infant. She remembers when it was a gravel road. She remembers when they paved it. She remembers when people started using it as a shortcut between two highways, and the raod got kinda busy.
And now, this (photo above; you might have to click to enlarge -- poor photo contrast). A traffic triangle at the end of the road. She does not like this -- because it signifies that we are now a "main" road: busy enough to have a lane separator like this.
So, yeah: change happens. But that doesen't mean you have to like it.