When winter hits and the cold weather closes in, sometimes I wonder if our move to the country was worth it. It’s the little things that really get me down. I’m not talking about the hour drive to Eugene to get to the theater or enjoy some clothes shopping. It’s just …
As I tromp in my mud boots to feed the animals, I miss sidewalks.
As I loose purchase on the clay-based mud and land on my backside, I miss non-slip surfaces.
As the storm clouds open and the fields get flooded, I miss city drainage.
Mostly I miss friends drop-ins, and sharing a cup of coffee and conversation.
Yes, I miss that the most.