FarmerJamie - A new beginning

Britesea

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Even with all the electronic entertainment available, I still prefer a good book. The main reason y'all even see me on here as often as you do is because I don't have any new books in my library. Soon as the next Liaden novel comes I will disappear for a few days, lol.

I thought it was really interesting that just about the only building that remained untouched by looters during Katrina was the public library...
 

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It is great that y'all are looking for property now, it has been a long time for you. Since our moving to our 8 acres, I have been in Nirvana. We have never been happier, growing vegetables, having my horses, raising meat from sheep, chickens and feeder pigs. I hope that you find your perfect place so you can have your garden, fruit trees, chickens and whatever you wish.
 

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Even with all the electronic entertainment available, I still prefer a good book. The main reason y'all even see me on here as often as you do is because I don't have any new books in my library. Soon as the next Liaden novel comes I will disappear for a few days, lol.

I thought it was really interesting that just about the only building that remained untouched by looters during Katrina was the public library...
i will reread and reread. i have for really dire times volumes 1-3,5-26 of the Harvard Classics 5 Foot Shelf of books. i need to get vol 4 and the rest sometime...

i will share! :) too bad everyone is always so far away. someone really needs to invent those teleporter booths. well, ok, i'm not really a huge fan of pop-ins, but at least it would be nice to visit once in a while and see what people are doing in the gardens and scoping out their book shelves...
 

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It is great that y'all are looking for property now, it has been a long time for you. Since our moving to our 8 acres, I have been in Nirvana. We have never been happier, growing vegetables, having my horses, raising meat from sheep, chickens and feeder pigs. I hope that you find your perfect place so you can have your garden, fruit trees, chickens and whatever you wish.
@baymule thanks for acknowledging the drought 7 years. We are actually looking at a few lots in the 8 acre range. One is currently a farm field, one is completely wooded, and several in between. I am leaning to the first one, since it is a blank slate, giving us the opportunity to build. Lots of thoughts and options swirling through our heads. LOL

Stay tuned.
 

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I know this is exciting for you! It's always nice to find a place that makes you happy....whatever that may be. We're all along for the ride.
 

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There is a place we pass on the way to town. They bought two gambrel roofed portable buildings and built a room linking them together. There is a covered deck all the way around it, very cool even in the heat of summer. They scrounged for practically all their building materials, something I sure can identify with! Y'all could buy your land, set up a portable building, add toilet, shower stall and sink in one corner, stove refrigerator and sink in another corner, then set up a bed and something to sit on. Get that paid off, get another one. Or maybe you could buy 2 and get a better deal. This couple has a nice place and it didn't cost them an arm and a leg.
 

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I've mentioned my eldest just got married, the blessings continue. My new SIL's job is about 2 hours away. They were approved for dog-friendly apartment, and DD was offered a new job this week! Very excited for them. Trying to figure out a good time for them to swing by and pick up stuff for her that I have been storing/holding onto since the divorce.

Small steps
 

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when the local library was getting rid of a lot of reference books i picked up any of the Foxfire books i could in hardcover. wouldn't mind having the rest. i'd happily live in a library if i could. i've certainly spent a lot of time in them as a kid and also as an adult... :) i worked part time as a librarian and did volunteer time. i keep shelves here stocked with references and plenty of reading materials just in case the end of civilisation happens and i need something to read until it reboots again.
Love...love...love me a library. I grew up in one...or maybe 2. And when I married a military man, I went and got library cards to every library in the cities and towns we lived in. Internet in NO way replaces the joy of the scent of an open book. :p
 
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