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More conflict...cows or concrete?

City vs. country living - which lifestyle is right for me? I am conflicted most of the time. Most of my life, a big city girl and then twenty glorious years living rural made me a believer. Now back in the city, I constantly vacillate.

Most recently, friends, fun and margaritas at the world famous Lazy H in Pauma Valley where the regulars gather around the carved wooden bar built around a tree which grows up through the ceiling. Honest!

Cheers has nothing on the bar in this place!

However, back in San Diego, my friend Margaret and I decided to see a movie. I walked. How cool is that? A mile and a half each way. We met for the 2pm showing of Wild Nights with Emily. I graciously suggested she go first in the ticket line.

Imagine my surprise when I pulled out my wallet to pay and the ticket agent announced, "Sold Out."

Margaret stayed for the movie. I left. But the theater was conveniently located. And I bought some Milk Duds for the walk home.

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City for me, but I love your stories of country. Thanks for this musing. Another wonderful little taste. PS I like Junior MInts.


Love this! Can’t believe you didn’t get in! Loved the Milk Duds.


I feel your pain! Sometimes I miss my Poway years then wonder if it isn't the wonderful child rearing years I really miss. My life is so adult now living in the city, mass transit, walkable venues like the theater and symphony. Occasionally I try to envision a new more peaceful life in the country but then the reality hits, with all of it's problems, I really really love being a city girl!


May 08, 2019

I ALWAYS love to read/ hear your musings. Thanks.

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