posted on Jul, 27 2004 @ 06:54 PM
Before anyone goes out and buys land and start's farming, I'd suggest renting a place in a farming community first.
Life in the country and life in a city is like night and day. I've lived out in the boonies all my life. Sure, it's nice being able to get freshly
grown veggies and fruits, and not having to buy them at the grocery store. The fresh air and starry night sky is also a huge plus. Traffic is rarely a
Unfortunately, there's some downsides too. The nearest mall is well over an hour and a half away, and that's doing 60 mph most of the way. The
nearest theatre is 2 hours away.
There's no bowling alley, skating rink, or anything like that within 2 and a half hours.
You can forget any local bookstores selling any books thats not considered normal reading. Especially if you're in the bible belt like I am.
Like I said up above, if you're serious about it, rent a place out in the country first, and try living there for 6 months or so before making a
decision on it.