What are you?

Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by moonwolf, Nov 15, 2004.

  1. moonwolf

    moonwolf Well-Known Member

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    What's a good description of how you would characterize yourself regarding homesteading/country lifestyle?

    Here are the choices:

    A. Country Slicker

    B. City Bumpkin

    C. WannaBe Country Homesteader

    D. Wanna get the hell back to being a City Slicker

    E. Don't know, that's what I'm trying to find out.

    :yeeha:

    Give the short of the story why you gave your choice?
     
  2. Susan Mary

    Susan Mary Well-Known Member

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    WannaBe Country Homesteader. Just trying to get everyone in my house on the same sheet of music so to say. We have had a real estate agent out over the weekend so it looks like the sign will go up this week. Makes me nervous even though this is what we or I want. susan
     

  3. sisterpine

    sisterpine Goshen Farm Supporter

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    E. Don't know, that's what I'm trying to find out.

    I was raised in a city, DH raised on a farm. I just want to grow up (lol) to be a self sufficient as possible. I can easily see a time when I will not be able to afford to live the city life. I also want to be alone,and left alone pretty much. Know we cannot really be totally self sufficient but will get as close as I can.
     
  4. Ravenlost

    Ravenlost Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I grew up on a homesteading farm and am trying to get back to my roots. Hubby is a city slicker so we have to compromise.
     
  5. uncle Will in In.

    uncle Will in In. Well-Known Member Supporter

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    None of my ancesters have lived anywhere but on farms since they got kicked off the boat. I don't know if that makes me a homesteader or not. Now days I guess I'd be more of a squater. LOL
     
  6. JanO

    JanO Well-Known Member Supporter

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    F. Wanna get the hell back to being a Country Slicker. :eek:

    I grew up on over 100 acre ranch. DH grew up in the dairy country of PA. Because of jobs, kids, and life happenings in general we now find ourselves in the burbs. :eek: When we first moved here we were actually considered "out in the country" but due to "progress" :rolleyes: we are now crowded out by development. They are building EVERYWHERE!!! :(
     
  7. whiterock

    whiterock Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I prefer F. Country Gentleman
     
  8. jefferson

    jefferson fuzzball in the Cascades

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    Ga-hu, Just a dum ole country boy hear now
     
  9. JennDBass

    JennDBass Wannab crunchy mama

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    I'm a wanna be. I live in a small country town of 5000 outside of a burb.
     
  10. Barb

    Barb Well-Known Member

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    Rancher Is that considered Country Bumpkin?
     
  11. moonwolf

    moonwolf Well-Known Member

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    ....or country slicker?? , but definitely NOT a city bumpkin? :haha:
     
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    gccrook Well-Known Member

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    I think I am betwee wannabe and country slicker. At heart I am definitely a country slicker.
     
  13. FrankTheTank

    FrankTheTank Well-Known Member

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    Efficient city slicker--cheap--but with expensive habits.

    ???
     
  14. rambler

    rambler Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Most certainly none of the above.

    --->Paul
     
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    tallpines Well-Known Member

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    HilltopDaisy Well-Known Member Supporter

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    We need a "Country Bumpkin" category. Then I would call myself Country Bumpkin/Wannabe Homesteader. I was born and raised in the sticks, and am trying to homestead now.
     
  17. wy_white_wolf

    wy_white_wolf Just howling at the moon

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    Rednecked long haired country boy
     
  18. Ross

    Ross Moderator Staff Member Supporter

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    I'm with Paul, I grew up here and don't fit any of the above categories. Can you have a college education and be a bumpkin?
     
  19. Meg Z

    Meg Z winding down

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    My bestest buddy...she with the pHD, is fond of saying "I'm what happens when you educate a red-neck". :haha:

     
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    OD Well-Known Member

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