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Moving to the country
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Pam    Posted 09-10-2004 at 11:24:18       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Would love to hear from others living in Texas. We are fixing to move on five acres and this will be my first experience with rural living. Would love to hear from others who have gone through this transition.

Thanks!


tp    Posted 09-10-2004 at 15:13:36       [Reply]  [No Email]
hey :
got to be easier than when i moved to the city .
i had to come back home ...
tim


Milton    Posted 09-10-2004 at 14:27:25       [Reply]  [No Email]
5 acres? That ain't hardly country, that's just a big yard. How many neighbors houses can you see from your 5 acres? If it's more than 0, you'll be living in the suburbs. But that's nice, a whole lot better than the city where people live wall to wall and then stacked up. In the country you have to drive to your nearest neighbors cause if you walked you'd have to pack a lunch. In the country you don't tell other people how to do something unless you are asked. If you always remember that rule you'll be a lot more accepted by your neighbors.


KatG    Posted 09-10-2004 at 14:11:19       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Congrats Pam!!!!
You are in for a new and wonderful experience...oh there will be days you might think.."what in the heck have I done?" but just roll with the flow...I have mostly always lived in the country and don't know much other way of living...Tried afew times living in town and hubby decided he better get me out of town befreo I got arrested or cause a riot..lol...
I am orginally from southeast Texas..Newton Texas to be exact...but now live in rural Arkansas...wish I could get farther in the "boonies" but not much money to buy with and land has gotten so high...
Jump on board and read these fine folks posts...they sure have helped me...KAtG


hay    Posted 09-10-2004 at 12:25:17       [Reply]  [No Email]
east texas here. where are you located in this great state?


SusanMo    Posted 09-10-2004 at 12:22:22       [Reply]  [No Email]
i love the country also never did like the city. i absolutely love going out on the deck in the early morning to drink my coffee before i go to work and hear the hoot owls with there last hoots to one another for the day. i love waking up to hear my roosters crowing. the evening calls of the whipporwhils and the katydids. AND ALL THOSE GLORIOUS WONDERFUL STARSSSSS


sdg    Posted 09-10-2004 at 12:14:11       [Reply]  [No Email]
Though I'm not in Texas, I wanted to say Welcome and for me the main adjustment for me was the quiet and the absence of street lights. Now, I would never want to be back in the city. I love going out a night and being able to see the stars and just sitting on my swing and listening to nothing. Everyone should do that once in a while. Good luck on your move.


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