Robert Devereaux is a family physician in this southwest corner of Virginia, where problems surrounding prescription opioid use far outstrip the capacity of psychiatrists and addiction specialists to treat them. When he found crushed fragments of painkiller pills inside the nose of an older patient with chronic back pain, the most Devereaux could do was refuse to prescribe more.
A hilarious tale of dogs, fogs, bogs and moving to Ireland. For many years, Nick and Lesley Albert had shared a dream of living far away from the stress of modern life, and when the opportunity arose, they jumped in with both feet. Almost overnight, they decided to move to beautiful County Clare, in the west of Ireland - a country they had never before visited. With little experience or money they set about renovating a derelict farmhouse and building a new life together.
11 proven steps that can help you add value to your land are identified and clearly explained by a leading land broker. The steps offered in this concise book can help you sell your land faster by improving its overall desirability and by helping it stand out among other rural real estate tracts on the market. Not selling right now? This information will help you improve your property's value for a future sale, or just make it better for your kids and grandkids.
"Read with a "buyer" approach to see the otherside"
"Google Effect Rubs off on Schools in One Rural Oklahoma Town" is from the December 11, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Quentin Hardy and narrated by Kristi Burns.
An irreverent and illuminating journey through a day in the life of the affectionately named Trauma Farm, with numerous side trips into the natural history of farming. Beginning naked in darkness, Brian Brett moves from the tending of livestock, poultry, orchards, gardens, machinery, and fields to the social intricacies of rural communities and, finally, to an encounter with a magnificent deer in the silver moonlight of a magical farm field.
"Really like the content of this book"
In an American story of enduring importance, former President Jimmy Carter re-creates his Depression-era boyhood on a Georgia farm, before the civil rights movement that changed the country.
"A rare view of rural America"
A new officer talks about his personal experiences as a police officer in small-town, rural Texas. The stories are a compilation of fun events, unique experiences, and tragic circumstances as experienced by the author in his first five years of law enforcement. Full Report puts you in the driver's seat of a Texas patrol car and in the mind of a new police officer.
"Great read and listen!"
This audiobook is the personal memoir of an urban couple's journey to farming rather than a how-to guide and is sure to delight those interested in moving to the country or simply learning more about the struggles of sustainable farming. When Tim and Liz Young decided to leave their comfortable suburban life and become first-time farmers in rural Georgia, they embarked on a journey that would change their lives.
"Not So Much"
Ian Moore is a stand-up comedian in the UK and a husband, father of three boys, farmhand and chutney-maker in France. He is a mod in both walks of life and most of his time is spent travelling grumpily between the two. Comedian, mod and professional grump Ian Moore has had enough. Tired of being unable to park anywhere near his cramped house in a noisy town he doesn’t like, he hatches a plan to move his wife and young son to a remote corner of the Loire Valley in search of serenity and space.
In a desperate attempt to save his relationship with girlfriend, Lena, and take a break from the world of journalism, Germany correspondent Roger Boyes agrees to make a great escape from the easy urban lifestyle of Berlin and decamp to the countryside. Roger has hopes for southern Italy, but Lena has inherited a run-down old schloss in deepest, darkest Brandenburg....
"Average story, narration worse"
Ernest Seton's stories reach, inside the animals he writes about in telling their stories. He gives us a greater understanding of their lives on planet earth. Adventure, comedy and sadness all intertwine to make these stories hard to put down until the last word...
No two tracts of land are the same. Buying timberland is not the same as buying farm land. Buying a wooded recreational tract is not the same as buying a wooded development tract. This book will give you specific information as it relates to a number of different rural real estate types, scenarios and what-to-watch-fors. You will get good information that can save you money, make you money, save time or all three!
"pretty good overview"
Under the Greenwood Tree is an affectionate and youthful portrait of a world Hardy knew well - village life in 'Wessex' - in which a romantic tale is set against changing circumstances. The traditional feature of local music making performed by the village band and choir is challenged by the modern innovation of organ and organist providing music in the church.
"I'm a Hardy fan but..."
Avril Gray and Dean Scott are the best of friends, but their paths diverge when Avril goes to university. She has a promising career ahead, until fate intervenes and she must look after the family home and her young brothers. Meantime, Dean forges his own path as a dairy farmer, but his pride prevents him from asking an educated girl like Avril to marry a labourer, and his possessive mother is determined to keep the pair apart. Can they ever find happiness?
Under the Greenwood Tree, Hardy's second novel, was published in 1872 and became the first of his great series of Wessex novels. The book, subtitled A Rural Painting of the Dutch School, tells the endearing tale of a group of church musicians who accompany the hymns at the local Mellstock parish choir and we follow the fortunes of one of its member, Dick Dewy, who falls in love with the new school mistress, Fancy Day.
"Facebook Strives to Bring Cheap Wi-Fi to Rural India" is from the October 27, 2015 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Vindu Goel and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
This audiobook will teach you the techniques to not just survive, but to use ingenuity and household items to solve your problems scientifically with a bit of primitive know-how thrown in. A complete and detailed section covers thoroughly the topic of survival trapping using modern snares, deadfalls, conibear traps, and primitive snares.
Rural Free, first published in 1961, beautifully conveys the joys of family life on an Indiana farm. Marked by the slow pace and rich variety of seasonal change, Rachel Peden's narrative offers an authentic month-by-month chronicle of her family's daily adventures. Today, as the slow-food movement gathers support and more urban dwellers return to the land to plant roots again in honest soil, Peden's stories of country life and her lessons on sustainability, frugality, and wastefulness gain a special resonance. Rural Free will be a source of inspiration for all who rejoice in rural virtues.
"A lot of description"
"Armed Militia, Bundy Brothers Take over Federal Building in Rural Oregon" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Holley and narrated by Sam Scholl.
"Free Broadband Initiatives for Poor and Rural Areas, with Eye on Future" is from the October 11, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Cecilia Kang and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.