I was born in the wrong era...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by ndemerly, Dec 18, 2010.

  1. ndemerly

    ndemerly Chirping

    Oct 5, 2010
    Owosso, MI
    Just realized this for about the seventh time TODAY. Everything is so technology related anymore, and nothing's simple. Wish I could go back into the 30's and 40's and do what I love without worrying about money, construction/carpentry.
    Last edited: Dec 18, 2010

  2. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays

    That's ok, sometimes I wonder if I'm even on the right planet!
  3. mgw

    mgw Songster

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    I think the same thing all the time. Right planet wrong time LOL!
  4. thaiturkey

    thaiturkey Songster

    Feb 22, 2010
    It's still possible. There are expats out here who live in remote villages with no internet and no cell 'phone signal. They do old fashioned things like meet their friends every few days and exchange information from the outside world. Construction out in the sticks is simple - materials and labour are easily at hand. Planning permission for a house is easy to get and you can add and modify as you wish.

    It's a bit to basic for me though.
  5. Well DH is convinced I've been burned at the stake in Salem and put to death in some equally horrid way back in ancient Egypt... does that count?

  6. Mattemma

    Mattemma Crowing

    Aug 12, 2009
    Atleast we have the option to not use all that stuff. I could totally do without many of the things we use. I lived with my granny when she had an outhouse,wood burner,and we washed cloths the old way. It was doable and a rather peaceful time. I doubt my dh could do without his tech stuff. My kids might whine as well.
  7. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

    Jun 11, 2009
    so true mattemma we have the option not to use any electronics/modern amenidties! (sorry its early spelling its off )

    I like the time of the 1800's!!! I would love to go and vistit (time travel)! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Dec 19, 2010
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Don't feel alone. There are many of us. At times I'm not even sure that I am part of the human race.
  9. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Songster

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    i feel the same way, i would have liked to live in the 1800s.. but since i am a woman, i would have to wear a dress, so i wanna live back then but be a man! lol

  10. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays

    Quote:Well you wouldn't have HAD to wear a dress. But then again look at the reputation Calamity Jane has now.

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