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I Wanted To Live In The Country

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    The Squirrel

    Our large home in the country was a "fixxer upper" and we knew that it was not air tight yet when we moved into it.  It needed paint, clean up in the yard, old cars hauled off, it was a "red neck" nightmare, but I have vision and knew that it would be a...
    Muse4U Muse4U 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2009

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    Country Popsicle

    This will be a series of stories...or nightmares, depending on your perspective. At one time the hubby and I kicked around the idea of living in the country.  We actually did it for two years.  Two very long years. There are just things that we did not account for, for...
    Muse4U Muse4U 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2009

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    Cows!

    I hate cows. Always have hated cows, always will hate cows. I also hate the rare jumping bovine. My hatred of cows runs deep. Free range is common in many areas of the country. The mountain ranges in Central California are no exception. Cows were common in an area that we spent...
    Muse4U Muse4U 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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    1. If you can get arrested for hunting or fishing without a license, but not for being in the country illegally, you live in a country run by idiots. 2. If you have to get your...
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    I live out in the country.. No I do not like country music.. Yes I can shoot a gun, yes I can fish and I know how to take care of animals.. No.. I do not hate the city.. Yes I...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    etd0718 etd0718 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am going to tell how trying to keep my husband in a sexless marriage turned into a terror. When my husband came back from the military his father and other wanted me to assist in...
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    MikjallFimbultyr MikjallFimbultyr 36-40, M 6 hrs ago

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    I've lived in another country, and continent!
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    I'm a mixed girl who lives in the valleys of West Virginia. I love country boys and if anyone wants to talk, message me :)
    sempiternalFlood sempiternalFlood 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    ... especially the North West but the UK in general. The picture shows the little village where I grew up. I shall be going on a business trip from Lincolnshire to Merseyside soon...
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