April 20, 2021 @ 9:35 AM

 
 
Slipping deeper and deeper into an urban trance, ears are deafened to the voices of the natural world"   Andrea Stone

 

I admit it ... I once was a true urbanite!  I couldn't live without hour-long steaming hot showers each morning.  I loved city life and all its conveniences ... from corner stores to boutiques and entertainment.  I was an avid proponent of life's creature comforts.  

Then, I bought a small rural property.  It was a pretty big step for a single woman who'd never even had dirt under her fingernails!  

Looking back, I know it changed my outlook on the world irrevocably.  Suddenly I had to contend with the challenges ...
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