I'm tired of this world. Not in a suicidal way, in a tired of societal "norms" way. I'm tired of materialism, of fake impressions, and unrealistic expectations. I'm tired of having to think, act, and dress a certain way. I truly want to shed those.
My life has taken a drastic turn from my teenage plans. Back in the day I planned to attend college for retail merchandising, move to New York City after graduation, become a buyer for a major department store and live a life of glamor and high fashion. Here I sit in the snowy Rocky Mountains, goats and chickens out my window, kids making breakfast, showering optional, yoga pants and a t-shirt my dress code. I'm a long way from my New York City fashion dream. I wouldn't change it for anything!
As I was out milking goats one morning my mind wandered to how happy I am with the simple, farm life. Not to say farming is simple, but the peace I feel being out in nature, breathing clean mountain air is. The goats seem to appreciate breakfast, I can tell that the chickens enjoy fresh bedding in their coop, and my livestock guard dogs love being out in the cold winter weather. I love drinking fresh goat's milk and getting my eggs right from the source. In the hustle and bustle of my days, the quiet of country living is a welcome release.