Monday, August 2, 2010

Are We Becoming Rednecks?


My question to you is; are we becoming rednecks?

*We bought a piece of property on a dirt road, completely surrounded by nature, and occasionally we can hear someone off in the distance having target practice. We've been known to let off a few rounds ourselves.

*We no longer care about the Jone's, or Smith's or whomever. We're living our life the way we want to. So family and friends, get over the fact that I AM GOING TO GET CHICKENS. The coop is here, and we've got the fence posts marked.

*We've decided to get back to a simpler life, not necessarily easier. We're reading up on gardening, composting, and canning. All of which are really making a comeback. I'm not sure if that's because this country is out of money, or others want a life filled with homegrown veggies that have no pesticides. Whatever the reason, there is great personal reward when a project has been completed with your own two hands. I really need a manicure!

*Fresh air and sunshine do make for a redneck, farmer tans and bug bites. Other than the bug bites, the sunshine and fresh air are wonderful.

So what do you think? Are we becoming rednecks?

2 comments:

  1. Hahahaha. You get your chickens, Mom! Alicia and I get to name them though :)

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  2. What is wrong with it even if you are? I am a proud Redneck and not afraid nor do I care what others think. Redneckism is a way of life and cannot be bought. Everyone wants to be one, but only a few will admit to it.It seems you have a good start and the makings of one of us so go and read how and why to become a redneck at www.moderndayredneck.com
    Good luck on your chickens. I am sure they will bring you great joy. The next step is some mini goats.
    Blessings to you and yours,
    Modern Day Redneck

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