Empty Days

Sunday, July 25, 2004



Still reading that homesteading forum. Yeah well - country life sure sounds nice - sure sounds like you do need a few bucks to get there in the first place though.

But for those lucky bastards who made it:
Having lived in both country & city, I can tell you that country is much better. The quiet, ability to grow one's own food, the joy of hearing wildlife, insects, & all natural sounds is beyond description. The peace there feeds the soul. I always go back into town with a feeling of rejuvination. Living in the city, I'm always bombarded with noise, constant rules of not interferring with your neighbors rights, but, they can interfer with yours all they want. The cops can't catch them. The stress of living in the city drags a person down more & more each day. These are my feelings, I hope they help you.
That obviously comes from somebody who sits on a piece of property and enjoys the "rights". Anyway. And here's a nice one:
Although I'm sure you can figure it out for yourself, one of the disadvantages to living in the country is all these grumpy old farts who hang out at the general store and eyeball you something fierce when you come in for your specially-ordered case of tofu. ;-)
Wisdom: drop that tofu already or die. Heh.





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