Reading this will spark some sort of passionate response in you — either a total disagreement or a total agreement: Death of The American Dream? America 1950 v.s. America 2012 – Mr. Conservative.
After you’ve read that, let me for a moment turn your attention towards this piece of art by Terry Downs, which is $60 if you were interested in it. A click of this image will take you to where credit is due.
That picture alone makes me yearn for those kind of days. If you dig around, however, there’s some families in the South that’s keeping this reality alive everyday. More and more people are looking at a return to this lifestyle but in looking forward with having it hand in hand with modern technology. Should modern technology fade away, they would still have their homestead. More people are looking at a Prepper lifestyle, too. Still, some things from that article should be considered.