I Love Country Living

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 190 People

    Country Life Is The Best.

    I can't wait to go back to the country. For the past 7 years, I've lived in the suburbs, vinyl house after vinyl house with nasty, nosy neighbors complaining about such offenses as my planting too many flowers!!! I've always lived in the country except for this suburban...
    islandwisher islandwisher
    56-60, F
    1 Response Oct 25, 2013

    I Absolutely Fell In Love With Country Living,

    I Lived The Majority Of My Life In The "City". That Was Until I Met Heather(Ex),In Who I'm Forever Am Indebted To. Meeting Her and Moving To The Country,Changed My Life,I Seriously Feel Like I Had Been Cheated All My Life. I Honestly Feel Like I Should've Been Born and Raised In...
    JusBri JusBri
    46-50, M
    1 Response Mar 13, 2016

    Farm Life

    I love country living. My aunt has a 30 acre farm and me and my husband go visit her sometimes. She has a few animals like cows,ducks,lol donkeys. My aunt has a few donkeys LOL They are her big dogs LOL. I also love the hospitality and how everyone knows stories about everyone...
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy
    22-25, F
    Mar 13, 2008

    I live on 20 acres and

    although I grew up in the beautiful South Orange County In California.. I have become accustomed to the country way of living. Driving 30 mins to the store is a pain at times, but I love the privacy we have.
    spreadthelove22 spreadthelove22
    22-25, F
    Feb 4, 2014

    My Redneck Life In The Country!

    Hey, ive lived my whole life in the country, been raised around trucks and tractors and havin fun in the mud. a lot of people dont think im a redneck because i wear normal clothes from West 49 and **** but i have redneck blood in me, and sure as hell live like it. ever since i...
    Shttybill Shttybill
    18-21, M
    Aug 25, 2012

    Goofy Birds!

    We have several flocks of wild turkeys in our neighborhood and I've always considered them sort of funny, goofy birds. I love to watch them march out of the field beside my house and strut to my patio in parade formation, their heads comically bobbing up and down, their wattles...
    datura datura
    56-60, F
    76 Responses Apr 30, 2009

    Nature In Your Face!

    Every year we have a family of robins that make their nest up in the peak above our front door.  When the babies start wriggling around, they work themselves out of the nest and fall down onto the front porch. My husband has had to get the big ladder out, and gloves, and put...
    thinkingoutloud thinkingoutloud
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Apr 7, 2008

    Ten Technical Terms About Computers And What They Mean To Farmers

    Log on: when you want to make the homestead warmer. Log off: Timberrrrrrrrrrrr. Mega Hertz: when you not careful getting the firewood. Lap top: where the cat sleeps. Hard drive: maneuvering thought those rocky fields on the northern range when there is snow in the ground. Windows...
    aHorseGoesNay aHorseGoesNay
    36-40, F
    Aug 21, 2011

    Time to Appreciate Life

    I made a decision about five years ago to give up the fast paced life living in the Portland, OR metro area.  Moving to a small rural area of Eastern Oregon, up sizing the property and down sizing the living space!  I own a five acre piece of ground that I have worked...
    JacquesPierre JacquesPierre
    46-50, M
    Jan 23, 2009

    The Best Move

    We recently sold our house in the suburbs, and bought a trailer on 20 acres in the country and it has been the best move of our lives!!  It is so beautiful out here. We see deer, turkeys, foxes and all sorts of birds that I never saw closer to the city.  It is so...
    ShewhoisEvolving ShewhoisEvolving
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Nov 13, 2007

    Country Life

    I was born and raised in the big city, fortunately we lived on the outskirts. So I lived in the city but had access to the country also and I loved it. Ones we had an opportunity to exchange our apartment for a home with a land, but my dad did not want to take care of it...
    luda123 luda123
    Mar 1, 2010

    Country Living. It is

    so peaceful and just love living in the country. My husband and I own a couple of acres of land here. We have swim parties year round here at our country home.  I love hosting and attending swim parties and get togethers with the family and with friends too. On weekends we are...
    olderblondemom olderblondemom
    51-55, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2013

    Country Living Security System:

    Buy a pair of size 14-16 work boots. Put them on front porch with a copy of Guns & Ammo. Put some giant dog dishes next to boots & magazines. Leave note on your door: "Bubba: Me & Bertha went for more ammo & beer. Back soon. Don't mess with the pit bulls; they messed...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul
    46-50, F
    10 Responses Aug 25, 2011

    COUNTRY Living

    barbee barbee
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Jun 25, 2008

    A Little Bit Country.

    I moved to a farm when I was 9. My parents sold it when i was 21. It was such a wonderful life experience. My goal befor I die, is to live on a farm again. As girl growing up on the farm, I am not afraid of hard work. Your children can get a great life experience. I was...
    butterflies7 butterflies7
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 20, 2008


    Barry Farmer got into his Toyota 4 by 4 and drove to the neighbouring ranch and knocked at the door. A young boy, Neil, aged about 9, opened the door. 'Is yer Dad home?' Barry demanded. 'No, sir, he ain't,' Neil replied. 'He went into town.' 'Well, then,' inquired Barry, 'is...
    aHorseGoesNay aHorseGoesNay
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 21, 2011

    I Love Country Living;Being A City Slicker All

    My Life I Never Knew How Beautiful and Absolutely Wonderful It Is In The Country.That Was Til I Started Dating Heather(One Of My Ex's);At First It Was A Huge "Culture" Shock..Being From The City I'm Use To Lights Everywhere At Night and Of Course All Of The Things That Come With...
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    Jan 29, 2016
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