“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately”…
Are there any modern day Thoreau’s out there who wish to leave their comfortable existense to a simple cabin in the woods in a patch of forest?Sometimes I think I was born in the wrong era as I don’t feel like I fit into today’s ‘normal society’ and simply don’t want to. After years of dreaming of a place with no neighbors and no traffic I finally purchased a completely off the grid tiny dry cabin (no utilities, no running water) on nine acres in the Ozarks of Missouri, near the Mark Twain National Forest. I am looking to move in by next year 2021. Has anyone on this site just say screw it and opted out of the 9-5 rat race for a simpler life? How easy or hard was the transition? I’m a female in my late forties, single, no dependants, have a job working in a city that I’d rather leave behind. As a city person, I have no off grid or homesteading experience whatsoever so I know it won’t be easy. To be honest I’m scared doing this by myself as my friends and family think I’ve gone crazy and think that I even need counseling for wanting to live off the grid permanently. I think they’re crazy for wanting to stay stuck in this society trap. Anyways, thank you for reading my post and if there is anyone who feels the same way and is looking for a friend to live off the grid in Missouri let me know and we can discuss more. I can be reached here or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Have a blessed day :)
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