So, here we go. Now, that I have officially started this journey, I feel like I should give you a little bit of my back story. I am an "almost 30" year old girl living in a small-town (and when I say small, I mean small, approximately 500 people). I grew up on a grain farm in rural Canada. I have two younger brothers, who I can truthfully say I think may be two of the greatest people I know. I matriculated high school and went on to university. After two years, I realized that I still didn't know what I wanted to be when I grew up and felt that attending university just for the sake of going wasn't the best idea for me. Truthfully, looking back, I think a lot of the reason why I dropped out was also because I was trying to escape a bad relationship and had just lost two friends in two difference car accidents. I took a job at a local financial institution and moved home. I would love to finish my university degree now. It's a huge regret of mine that I didn't finish it at the time, but I figure everything happens for a reason. After moving home, I met my future-husband, a local man who was older than me and although we knew who each other were, had never gotten to know each other.
Some days I miss the city. I miss the hustle and bustle and the easy access to everything: fast food, clothes, diapers. I miss the way you can fade into the crowd in a city. You can go somewhere and never have to stop to have a five minute conversation with everyone you see because no one knows who you are. But at the same time, it's nice living where "everyone knows your name" and wants to hear how your kids are doing. And I love the prairies, the never ending horizon and the wheat fields blowing in the wind. It sounds so cliched, but it's true. I think it's a beautiful sight.