Friday, September 1, 2017
by Michael Hofferber. Copyright © 2007. All rights reserved.
All across the country, in rural places from Maine to Mendocino, there are terrible conflicts raging between folks who have lived in these places all their lives and newcomers who want to change them to better meet their expectations.
Some novice ruralites want to look at cows grazing in a pasture without having to smell them. Others expect farms to operate without machinery and harvesting to occur on bankers' hours. And a few even want to recreate our small town business districts with boutiques and tourist attractions.
Continued at... New Neighbors
Out of the Past
Where Oliver Found His Place
Artwork: New Neighbors