Recommended: See You in a Hundred Years

See You in a Hundred Years: Four Seasons in Forgotten AmericaSee You in a Hundred Years: Four Seasons in Forgotten America

Logan Ward, his wife Heather, and son Luther had had it. Living in New York City, jet setting around the world, hours in commuting time lost everyday, they weren’t living. They were merely existing. They chucked it all.

They uprooted their family from NYC and settled on a farm in the Shenandoah Valley. Typical spawlers you say? Not really. They’re growing all their own food. Did I mention neither of them has ever farmed before? Oh, and they’ve decided to shun all the advancements of the 20th century. No TV, no car, no tractor, no electricity, a phone only for safety. They assumed they’d be going it all alone, but they discovered that rural life then was heavily dependent on community. They found it near Swoope, Virgina.

WildrLog highly recommends this Bill Bryson-like look at 19th century country living through the eyes of Generation X. And it might just inspire you to plant a garden.

Posted:August 11th, 2008

2 Responses to “Recommended: See You in a Hundred Years”

  1. PowderLoveron 17 Aug 2008 at 1:40 pm

    Sounds like a great book. I’ll be ordering it today.

    PowderLover

  2. Bryanon 18 Aug 2008 at 11:08 am

    Thanks for stopping by! Send some of that Steamboat Springs snow this way, will ya?

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