[Homestead] Economy & family
Lisa K.V. Perry
lisakvperry at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 18:10:05 EST 2008
On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 12:26 PM, EarthNSky <erthnsky at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> Sorry to hear about your sister.
Thanks. Me, too. I really hope my b-i-l will be employed by Applebees,
otherwise they have a long road ahead.
My brother and I have had few serious problems over the years and my sister
seems to have more than her fair share of hard times.
> How old are the kids? 11, 8 and going on 7.
> Do they own or rent?
> They own a house on 1/3 of an acre in a subdivision. Interestingly enough,
> their yard backs up to a farm and they see cows every day. I told her they
> could keep a few chickens in a 'dog house and pen' in their back yard and no
> one would be the wiser.
> Do they have the mindset?
> No. For a laugh, you'd have to know that out of my whole family (my
> husband's as well), we are the country dwellers and everyone thinks we're
> pro's at gardening and skills acquired while living on our farm. We have
> them fooled whereas you guys know the truth. ;0 We're the least like real
> homesteaders on this list, but our families think we're flippin' amazing
> because we put up fruit and vegetables and have a garden.
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