There’s a lot to like about living out in the country.  It’s quiet out here (something I adore), it’s dark at nights (so you can stargaze and see fireflies) and there is nature all around you.  I got up close to this Canadian Tiger Swallowtail butterfly yesterday.

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The bad thing about living in the boonies is that you’re farther away from everything.  No more walking to the grocery store, library and sports centre like I used to.  I now have to drive a lot more and a lot farther for just about everything.

The ugly thing about rural living is a backed up septic system.  Yup.  Seems like that’s where we’re at today.  Lest you think I exagerate when I say ugly, think inches of poopy water in the shower and stinky water flowing down the air vents and  into the furnace room.  It’s really gross.

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