Thursday, September 27, 2012

Country Living

 Welcome dear friends and new readers!
 Welcome to our country home in Southern Indiana.
 We built our home in 2006.
 So it is a bit over six years old now...
 The front gardens you see here are the oldest.
 This is where I started in 2007, the front walks.
 Now I have made my way around the house and back again.
 But it is still some of my favorites areas.
 We live way off the beaten path, about a mile from the highway on a gravel road.
 It takes me about 5 minutes to get to our small town, but 30 minutes to get to Walmarts and such.
We love it out here.  I would hate to ever have to live in town again.
We have forgotten want pizza delivery is and the luxury of walking to the store.
But we traded it for a 48 acre lake and wildlife at our backdoor.
But I will have to say I have been a bit shook up here lately.
We have a bobcat in the woods behind our house.
The neighbors have seen him and I have heard him twice.  Scared me to half to death!
I don't know if you have ever heard a bobcat scream or whatever he does that makes that sound, but you will never forget it.  I think it is more so because I have had the windows down in the house of an evening...  But me and my little dog are staying pretty close after dark!  I know they are more afraid of me and only are about 50 pounds, but dang.... that is one scary noise at night!

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