Tinker Verve

creating with spirit & enthusiasm…often with great results

I {heart} rural living!

photo taken by Tres Birds Photography

It is very freeing that in my little town {about 15 miles away ~ population 2300. yee~haw!} I only have one grocery store to choose from.  Right across the street is the pharmacy…down a couple of blocks the bank.  Around the corner and down a block, the post office and down the street the hardware store.

the view from a hammock...

I rarely am overwhelmed by too many options or too much traffic.

another view from the hammock

Each day when I look outside at the beauty that surrounds me, my heart literally takes a leap and I can’t believe how lucky/blessed I am.

our water source...

I have spent most of my life in and around the city which offers an abundance of….abundance.

But, never again is it for ME!

taken by Tres Birds Photography

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May 18, 2010 - Posted by | my neck of the woods!, news from home

6 Comments »

  1. If only your “little town” had a Starbucks!!

    Comment by La~Te~Da | May 18, 2010 | Reply

  2. I love living in a small town, it’s much more relaxed. Enjoy!

    Comment by kelli hansen | May 18, 2010 | Reply

  3. You are living my dream! Oh to live in the country, a least I live in a small town. One problem, no grocery store( tiny market), no pharmacy or hardware store. We do have a post office & tavern!! Yep, every town has a tavern, right. So I have my figures crossed I’ll make your retreat and can enjoy the county!

    Comment by junebug | May 18, 2010 | Reply

  4. Love your view from the hammock– escpecially the view with your little friend there. So sweet!
    Hugs,
    Jill

    Comment by Jill | May 18, 2010 | Reply

  5. Always lived in the rural country as well. Love it, if I have to go to any city I am not happy and always glad to get home. Country life for me also. Beautiful pictures. Love the dog as well. We have nothing here. A bank and store 10 miles away. Go to Walmart its 45 minutes. But I never complain. I do not know any better. I like it that way.

    Comment by Pat | May 18, 2010 | Reply

  6. oh my, look at you hot-stuff!!!!…such a fabulous picture! and how blessed you are Elaine, I miss small town life, I would love to move the the country again…it was wonderful…. [but I couldn’t move to far from the kids now, I would miss them more ;)….]
    big hugs my sweet friend!

    Comment by Jenny | May 19, 2010 | Reply


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