Its Time To Talk About Keepin’ It Rural
There’s nothing more heartbreaking than seeing a man wearing a cowboy hat walking through the city with not a drop of mud on his boots. Country is in your blood, not your closet.
It’s time to talk about keepin’ it rural. When you love the mud, the fresh mountain air, and the freedom of going where there are no roads, you can’t spend all of your time in the city. Even if you work in the city, you need to get out to the country in a while. It’s where you go to feed your soul.
Basically, what I’m trying to say is that if you don’t love drivin’ backroads with the windows down and country music up, you’re livin’ life wrong.
There’s no need to overcomplicate your life. Drink beer, spend time outdoors, and embrace the simple life.
Stare At The Stars
Who decided that life had to be so darn hard? I look around as people are in a panic about making reservations at fancy restaurants and getting tickets for the hottest concerts. People put so much pressure on themselves to make everything perfect. It’s all materialistic, though.
You know what’s already perfect? The sky at night. And you don’t need reservations or tickets to see it.
When you’re out in the wilderness of Texas, Minnesota, or Wisconsin, you can do your star-gazing from the bed of your pickup truck or even a blanket thrown onto the field. Stare up in wonder at the beautiful night sky. God has created a work of art, and we owe it to ourselves to slow the hell down once in a while to appreciate it.
“Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder
And when you stare at the stars, keepin’ it rural counts. You can’t let your view get tainted by the city lights. You need to drive until you can’t find a single streetlight. Let your headlights pave the way. Then, throw your truck in park and find a cozy place to curl up and enjoy the constellations.
You want to make it a date night? Just pack a cooler with some longnecks, a box of fried chicken that you picked up on your way out from town, or anything else that you might want to munch on. Keep it simple. Your life will be better for it.
Get Away From It All And Keepin’ It Rural
We’ve all been through a little bit of hell. It’s how we deal with it that really counts. So what if your truck died, your horse ran away, or you got lost down in the Chattahoochee? You pick yourself up, you dust yourself off, and you go in search of yourself.
Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere; and sometimes in the middle of nowhere, you find yourself.
Head out to the country. Not just a small town. Go deeper. Head to where the only roads are made of dirt. Pitch a tent and surround yourself with nature for a few days. You’ll start to remember what’s really important in your life, and it’s none of the materialistic things that you’ll find living the city life.
Our town is so small that we don’t have a town drunk, so we all take turns.
When you keep it rural in places like Texas or Minnesota, you just need boots and a radio. Play your favorite hillbilly song. Belt out the tunes like no one’s listening. If you’re far enough from civilization, no one is listening. It’s the beauty of being out in the heart of America.
Have fun with some country boy toys. Hunt for some deer. Fish for some trout. Or, just drive your ATV in circles around the mud until you can’t see the blue of your jeans anymore.
You deserve to let loose and have some fun. As you relax, you’ll find that getting away from it all is just what you needed. You can breathe a little deeper, talk a little sweeter, and single a little louder.
And you can do this any time you want. Bring friends. Bring family. Or bring the sweetest little thing you just met at the local bar. What counts is that you’re getting away from your troubles so that the rural country air can soothe your sorrows and heal your soul.
Keepin’ It Rural More Often
The rural life is the sweet life, so how do you make sure that you get a chance to enjoy it more often?
The easiest answer would be to move to the middle of nowhere. Get yourself a beautiful piece of land in Wisconsin that is just minutes from the lake. Spend all of your weekdays riding around in your pickup truck and spend all of your weekends riding around in your boat.
That’s not always possible, though. There’s this darn thing called life, and it’s filled with commitments. We have to deal with a job so we can earn a paycheck. We have to deal with our kids and get them into the best schools.
It’s why it’s important to set yourself up with some toys. And a pole barn can help you with this.
If you live in the city, a barn will help you to store all of your toys until you can use them. This covers everything from boats to snowmobiles to hunting equipment.
If you live in the country, you can also have a barn for your toys.
Blame it all on my roots, I showed up in boots.
Of course, you can also have a home away from home created. Pole barns make for excellent hunting cabins, and they come in any size that you wish. It’s a chance to have your rural getaway so that you can drive the backroads, blare your music, and live it up from time to time.
Remember, the fun begins where the pavement ends. And if the pavement happens to end where a Sherman pole barn begins, you’re in for a mighty fine life. Keepin’ it rural has never looked so good.
Let us know how we can help to create your rural oasis. Throughout Sherman Country, we have the impressive steel buildings (a.k.a “Quality Erections“) that can be customized to meet all of your needs and wants. It can provide you with a home away from home even, ensuring that you don’t let that city life get the best of you.
The fun begins where the pavement ends
Live a little. Let the wind tangle your hair and the mud collect in your truck tires. We’ll know just how much living you’ve been doing based on the condition of your tires and your boots.