Different Way Of Life – Experiencing The Joys Of A Homestead Farm

Different Way Of Life – Experiencing The Joys Of A Homestead Farm
I lived on a homestead in Alaska, but it doesn’t really count. It was the homestead of someone else who was not able to make a go of it and sold the 100 acres to my father, who built our house on it. We never had any little farm animals, although I dreamed of sheep and baby cows. But it would have been pretty cold for them in winter. It was years later, when I moved to France, that I finally got the homestead experience. And the result was not what I expected. Living on LaRhune In France, my little house is up the slopes of a mighty mountain called LaRhune. Not all the way, but far enough up to require a four-by-four truck to get up. I have an old Toyota Landcruiser that carries everything from my dog, my daughter and me to firewood, the new refrigerator and –... Read More