I was born in Michigan, and there are several parts I really love about it. I'm living in Alabama and there's parts I love about it as well. I'm getting closer to retirement, and am considering buying my "forever " land. I'd like 10 acres at least, with a small house, a,barn and fencing. I'll put in an orchard, a garden, will be having goats, pigs, rabbits, chickens, ducks, geese, and turkeys. Moderate temperature is a must (arthritis) , and not too hot in summer. Does such a dream place exist? Or should I just put up with heat /bugs. Or snow to my hips?