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The Rural Route

Janice East

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The Rural Route

The rural route... country rounds, the scenic route, back roads, dirt roads, farm to market roads... It's tree lined black tops and wisteria climbing the trees.  It's chickens crossing the road in front of you and the intoxicating smell of honeysuckle in the springtime.   It's old churches and cemeteries dotting the communities, along the way.  It's breathtaking, unforgettable sunsets and the stars are brighter at night. It's old barns and farmhouses, surrounded by fields of livestock.   It's driving 17 mph hour behind a farmer driving a tractor and knowing they are working hard, feeding the country, while probably barely making...