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Jessie Veeder

Veeder: Rural living's romantic notions dashed by reality of time on road

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Many romantic themes surround the idea of country living: the peace and quiet, the sky dotted with stars and the privacy of living away from city streets.


I admit these are all wonderful perks of a rural existence, but what never seems to come up in these dreamy notions is that big space between a country home and civilization -- and all the time we spend in the car to get anywhere.

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