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Re: life IS good/family

Well I've known it would be this way all along.  I knew when I was 15 that I didn't want kids.  And after two broken engagements (a blessing in both cases) I realized I prefer being alone.  I bought a small house w/ a managable piece of land and resolved to have all the really heavy work done in my forties.  I'm almost there w/ four years and 5 months to go.  The maintenance is less strenous and will be ok as I get older.  I stay active and have no inclination or desire to change that.  And I do have the family I've chosen which makes all the difference in the world.  So I believe I'm on the right track.  I could be wrong of course, but I hope not.  And hope springs eternal, n'est pas??


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Linda" <lja@direcway.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sun, 15 Dec 2002 09:43:06 -0700

>Ceres wrote:
>  I
>> >believe as you age you may miss not having a family.
>Families come in all shapes and sizes.  Some are warm and supportive, some
>are mildly abusive, some are cruel and destructive, some are just not close,
>and some people simply do not have living relatives.  Not sure I understand
>why someone should miss family in the less pleasant categories, or why the
>aging process should be made to appear more scary to someone who has no
>Linda in Wyoming
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A

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