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See You in a Hundred Years The premise of the book was okay, butI m a country girl myself My great grand s house had been outfitted with electricity and running water by the time I came along, but right up the path my grandad still had to get well water and the bathroom consisting of a room with a big metal tin for bathing in with a chamberpot for the nightly bathroom trips and an outhouse So the planting, harvest, totting water to and fro, preserving and pickling, tending animals I watched and knew how all that w The premise of the book was okay, butI m a country girl myself My great grand s house had been outfitted with electricity and running water by the time I came along, but right up the path my grandad still had to get well water and the bathroom consisting of a room with a big metal tin for bathing in with a chamberpot for the nightly bathroom trips and an outhouse So the planting, harvest, totting water to and fro, preserving and pickling, tending animals I watched and knew how all that worked out before I was 6 years old That said, I found it amazing an adult person would have that hard of a time learning the ropes Some of the things he did like killing harmless black snakes then complaining of the rodents and peeing around his crops gross made me snicker I try not to be too judgmental though I have been to NY twice and both times I m sure Logan Ward And His Wife, Heather, Were Prototypical New Yorkers Circa 2000 Their Lives Steeped In Ambition, Work, And Stress Feeling Their Souls Grow Numb, Wanting Their Toddler Son To See The Stars At Night, The Wards Made A Plan They Would Return To Their Native South, Find A Farm, And For One Year Live Exactly As People Did In 1900 Virginia Without A Car Or Electricity And With Only The Food They Could Grow Themselves It Was A Project That Would Push Their Relationship To The Brink And Illuminate Stunning Hardships And Equally Remarkable Surprises.From Logan S Emotionally Charged Battles With Belle, The Family Workhorse, To Heather S Daily Trials With A Wood Fired Cooking Stove And A Constant Siege Of Garden Pests And Cantankerous Animals, The Wards Were Soon Overwhelmed By Their New Life At The Same Time As Logan And Heather Struggled With Their Increasingly Fragile Relationship, As Their Son Relished Simple Joys, The Couple Discovered Something Else Within Their Self Imposed Time Warp, They Had Found A Community, A Sense Of Belonging, And An Appreciation Both For What We Ve Lost And What We Ve Gained Across A Century Of Change. I ll admit that I received this book nearly 4 months ago for Christmas and it has languished on a shelf b c it s non fiction My husband wasexcited about it and read it not long ago, at which point he strongly encouraged me to make time to read it With non fiction books, I essentially have to force myself to get started and then if it s a good book, it s easier to keep going sort of like a good run where getting out of bed is the hardest part.I really enjoyed this book The premise is t I ll admit that I received this book nearly 4 months ago for Christmas and it has languished on a shelf b c it s non fiction My husband wasexcited about it and read it not long ago, at which Tired of their stressed out 21st century city life, Heather and Logan Ward and their young son, Luther, sell their fashionable New York City apartment and buy a farm from another century They settle in the farming community of Swoope in Virginia s Shenendoah Valley, determined to live a nothing modern life out of 1900, for one full year.Sound romantic, maybe even idyllic Reality soon roosts with the chickens, forcing the Wards to face 1900 and themselves sans starry eyed blinders Not on Tired of their stressed out 21st century city life, Heather and Logan Ward and their young son, Luther, sell their fashionable New York City apartment and buy a farm from another century They settle in the farming community of Swoope in Virginia s Shenendoah Valley, determined to live a nothing modern life out of 1900, for one full year.Sound romantic, maybe even idyllic Reality soon roosts with the chickens, forcing the Wards to face 1900 and themselves sans starry eyed blinders Not only are we stressing ourselves out in order to de stress, we re rushing to slow down, recreating the past with the period appropriate stuff so much for Thoreauvian asceticism p 27.Divided into two parts, Green and Seasoned, part one rim I really enjoyed this account of a family trying to live a year as though it were 1900 though I was put off by the many f words in the first half just a warning to like minded friends First, the author just tells us his family s decision, describes how it went, relates what he thinks of it along the way, and honestly shares his conclusions There is no agenda, no politics, no beating us over the head with how we all should do this or that Second, he weaves his experience with history by set I really enjoyed this account of a family trying to live a year as though it were 190 Logan Ward and his wife Heather took their son and set up house in the Shenandoah Valley here in Virginia They spent a year living as if it s the year 1900 growing their own food, forgoing TV and tampons, taking splash baths, etc.Damn, I like this book.It s not even the 1900 stuff that s most interesting, although it is Their son is still in diapers when they start the project, brave souls It s the interaction with his neighbors, this getting along with people that would sooner poke their e Logan Ward and his wife Heather took their son and set up house in the Shenandoah Valley here in Virginia They spent a year living as if it s the year 1900 growing their own food, forgoing TV and tampons, taking splash baths, etc.Damn, I like this book.It s not even the 1900 stuff that s most interesting, although it is Their son is still in diapers when they start the project, brave souls It s the interaction with his neighbors, this getting along with people that would sooner poke their eyes out This is a leisurely read of a family who decides to move from New York City to rural Virginia and, muchimportantly, live without technology that did not exist in the year 1900 This is not an updated Walden The autobiographer certainly extolls the virtues of living off the land, getting off the grid, and many other sustainability type coloquialisms However, the family quickly learns that life with modern techonology is very difficult For the first several month of the experiment, the f This is a leisurely read of a family who decides to move from New York City to rural Virginia and, muchimportantly, live without technology that did not exist in the year 1900 This is not an updated Walden The autobiographer certainly extolls the virtues of living off the land, getting off the grid, and many other sustainability type coloquialisms However This book has left me thinking about it A LOT after reading it I love books that do that It is a great reminder of how technology has affected our connection to the earth and our gratitude for the food we eat and the ease of life these days This book is authored by a man and he has written it like a man, in my opinion, with a slight lack of emotional description which i sometimes felt like i needed I appreciated his astute observations and his ability to see the deeper meaning of events This book has left me thinking about it A LOT after reading it I love books that do that It is a great reminder of how technology has affected our connection to the earth and our grat This book chronicled a family s decision and execution of an idea to live as if it were 1900 for one year It s a fascinating look at everything they have to remove from their newly purchased rural farm such as electricity, indoor plumbing and even the automated water pump and their resulting dependence on the land, their animals, each other and their community You ll think they re crazy they are but by the end you ll wonder if you could do it, because they gain so much and lose so littl This book chronicled a family s decision and execution of an idea to live as if it were 1900 for one year It s a fascinating look at everything they have to remov Mildly interesting but largely uninspiring, this book is another entry in the alternative living project lit category A young, harried, professional couple with baby in tow decide to drop out of the rat race for a year and live on a rural


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