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City Slicker to Country Chick By Nina Nina took the test to become a Chicago police officer on a dare – who knew she would be doing it for almost 28 years! But after sustaining a career ending injury, in addition to a divorce after 16 years of marriage, she was ready for a change. Eager ...

I Should Have Seen It Coming …

Really, I should have. I take full responsibility; I have no excuse. It has been a quiet two weeks on the farm. THAT should have been my first clue! Evenings have been clear with just a hint of the crisp fall nights that will soon be upon us. Mornings just cool enough to get lots of things ...

Are There Bugs in Arkansas? Part II

Oh naïve girl – I am walking in the tall grass, admiring the view and wearing flip flops and shorts. I know better than to head into the woods, poison ivy and such. But here in the field, surrounded by greenery, I am happy. I sit on a downed tree, stretching my legs to warm them to the sun. ...

Are There Bugs in Arkansas?

“Aren’t there a lot of bugs in Arkansas?” my soon to be ex-sister-in-law asked when she found out I was leaving city life and her brother behind. I had not really thought about it, but it didn’t seem like a few bugs would be a deal breaker, considering how much I loved Arkansas and ...

10 Things I Learned About Country Living, The Hard Way

Life is full of clichés! “Life turns on a dime” is one of them. It will always turn sharpest when you least expect it, and if you are not holding on tight, it is guaranteed you will end up in a pile of horse puckey! The good news is that soap and water will get things back to normal … ...

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