Everything touches your family. Even people and activities that seem to have nothing to do with you will in some way touch your family. Sometimes it is good to have another person's perspective about what is happening around us. This is that place.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
30 Days of a Town Girl Touched by the Farming Life—Day 1
Looks like this town girl wants to live the country life.
Spangler with the Prairie Farmer put
out this challenge:
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I decided to try this challenge, and
she is graciously allowing me to tag along.
I have always been a town girl, except for the first 5 years of my life
when I lived in the county. Even so, the
farming life or country life has touched me in big ways over the years,
especially in my younger years. My
parents grew up with rural lifestyles even though they did not always live on farms,
and that is also true with both sets of my grandparents. Add to this the fact that the majority of my
dad's best friends during my lifetime were farmers and/or outdoorsmen. As a result, many of my parents' (and their
parents') habits, lifestyles, values, and work ethic have touched my life in an
For the next 30 days, I plan to look
back at what some of those influences have been and how they continue to affect
my life today as I live in my house here in town—but since I live near the edge of a town of only 3500
people and I can stand on the curb in front of my house and lean out into the
street and see the edge of a field, how can I not be touched by a farming
Come on back and stay awhile. Visit with me here at my blog. I look forward to getting to know you better
as well through your comments and maybe a personal story of your own that might
be triggered by something I say.