It a lot more built up where you live than here. There are other homes and subdivisions that exist out here, geand-fathered in when the ONF was created. There are miles and miles of roads out there through the forest. People hoke them, camp out illegally off them, ride their horses on them and who knows what all. There are a lot of lakes out there also. No crowds. No noise.
That is an advantage of having a place like where you do. Everything is taken care of for you. That is a big convenience.
We have neighbors but since the lots are large and fully landscaped or having native vegetation on them, we all have privacy. I can barely see Kiki's house or Linda's house. Neither are close. Directly across is the private club house which is well cared for and set back from the road. The place on the north is closer but because of the tall reed fence and plantings, all I can see is part of the roof.
We recently had a Dollar General and a new restaurant open up at the crossroads about 2 miles away. There is a gas station up there also. Tonight we ate at the new restaurant and were very impressed. Prices were fair for what we got and it was fresh and good. That was hand made hamburgers and hand cut fries. You don't see much of that anymore. They were generous with the fries and the tomatoes,lettuce and onions on the burgers. Next time I'll get the catfish dinner. The atmosphere was nice and the waitresses very attentive. They made sure I was comfortable at the table with my e-scooter.
I'm waiting for Jane to get home and tell us about her first day of work at the University in Gainsville. I hope all went well for her. It is a bit of a commute.
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