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Old man (69) wants to get back to the country. Have been in Araksaw and the south west of the
New Jersey now with son---- still looking for new area to settle in, almost any area comcider.
Still working part time, I refuse to stop my dream of the moving back to the land (or small farm
Looking for a female partner to enjoy life with    Call me at 609-829-2030  RAY
 
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No replys yet. I know I'm old but not worthless.69 years, so much I have done, & looking to do more.
Older men have so mush to offer. My number is 609-829-2030  or leave a reply.
 
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I think you're right, age doesn't matter so much.  

It might be that some pictures and more information might help stir up some interest though?
 
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I am providing a picture.
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old man looking to homestead (again)
old man looking to homestead (again)
 
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More info. you asked for. ---My picture should have popped up by now. 69 and still alive. But I need
some one to share life with. Have been divorced many years now. Still work part time.  Am a homesteader/
survivalist. ( but not nuts about it )
The older I get, the harder it is to find a soulmate. Looking to move .( anywhere is possible ? )
Tired of the rat race & mega traffic.

Have been to many states,lived a lot of places. Now staying with son in New Jersey. I can move my
business any where. Work from home 2 hours a day. On SS  now, want to move.
Lets enjoy life. To many people think I' crazy for moving to a new area & starting again. They beleave
older one like me, should be watching TV all  day.--- NOT ME. Any ladies, young or old, call or write.
RAY
 
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SEEMS LIKE NO ONE WANTS AN OLDER MAN IN THEIR LIFE .
SO I'M BUYING MY  FARM, AND MOVING ON. GOOD LUCK TO OTHERS.

 
 
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Looking forward to hearing about your farm and seeing how you transform it, post lots of picture. You know what they say, its when you aren't looking that options come around.
 
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Ray Grimmer wrote: SEEMS LIKE NO ONE WANTS AN OLDER MAN IN THEIR LIFE .
SO I'M BUYING MY  FARM, AND MOVING ON. GOOD LUCK TO OTHERS.

 


I'm sorry you've drawn the conclusion that it's age related.  Have you tried advertising yourself elsewhere too?  If you're thinking of doing this, perhaps mentioning your interests would help.

So you are able to buy your own farm!  Wow! Should you have mentioned this earlier?

Anyway, I admire your bravery in starting out anew with such a lifestyle.    👍
 
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THE DEAL ON MY FARM DEAL FELL THUR. SO THE HUNT IS ON
FOR A MATE. STILL LOOKING FOR THE RIGHT FARM, OPEN TO
MANY DIFFERENT LOCATIONS. OLD, BUT STILL GOING.
 
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Hi Ray - How's the farm hunt going?  I'm in California, but that's not set in stone.
Patrice
 
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Hi Pat, Thanks for the reply.
Still looking for anther place, how about you?
 
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Hi Ray.  When you say you are willing to move, would you be willing to move out of the USA?
 
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I will stay in the USA, still open to any location.
perfer a warmer slimate.
 
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Found the ideal land (30  acres, with a creek) hope my
offer gets ok'd. Sill looking for the right partner.
 
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Hey Ray! I have 3 acres in nc Florida, an available small cabin an a need of someone who kind of gets the homestead, permiculture lifestyle. Ima long way from stores an drs an stuff... So if you want to come here you need transportation an enough $ to cover your expenses... I'm no spring chick an still work in a job I like but probably need to graduate from..... Just need right helper with scant few bills an taxes.
 
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Hey Ray nice to see you get some offers. May be you can help the situation if you name the places you'd like to live at!

good luck, glad to see there are folks reaching out. Makes me feel that when I'm in a similar situation there is a way..
 
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Places that are of interest to me,
NC, AR. SC, TN, northern GA.
 
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This one might work for you:
https://permies.com/t/135583/Budding-Homesteaders-Partners-Growth
Their Go-fund-me page hasn't  done much so you might get a foot in the door by offering to pay rent for a trial period.
 
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Well, here I am, almost 70 Years old and still looking for
some one close to my age who is interested in moving
back to the land.
 
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Any lDIES Wnt to drive a round the NC, WV area
to check out what property is availalbe,
Still searching for the one & only.
 
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As you can see my spelling suck, I don't like
the computer at all.
 
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Here I am, just turned 70. still looking
for the right female companion, ( a little wrong is ok)
 
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HOW ABOUT wEST VIRGINIA , WAS THEIR MANY YEARS AGO.
cHEAP LAND, CLOSE TO HOME. ANY ONE INTERESTED.
 
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You sure the hell don't look 70. I'm in Montana, completely rooted here. I live on the land with several members of my immediate family (separate houses). If you think you could handle Montana winters off grid (subzero temps, chopping firewood for heat, still using an outhouse until next year hopefully), we should chat. I'm 50 & have always preferred older men. I have 5 grandkids, 3 live here on the land. It's a good life, though not easy.
 
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Montana is TOO COLD for  me. Have lived
in WY. years ago. Glad to see some replys.
 
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Have done some property looking in WV, nice low prices.
Going there next month, maybe buying ??
Everyone tells me I'm to old to move; 70 years is
not old in my book
STILL LOOKING FOR LIKE MINED PARTNER.
 
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Ray, don’t give up.  I have a friend in NC, about an hour from Asheville who is single and lonely.  She has a garden and chickens and makes soap.  Retired, but still drives a school bus (when school is actually open).  I’ll pass on your number to her.  You haven’t given it enough time.  Lots of us older women are homesteading and doing it alone.  Hard to meet people.  And don’t say “Old man”, as you are not old.  90 is older, but 69 is not old at all.  I’m 71 and I work harder than most 20 year olds, and certainly get more done.  
 
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GLAD TO HEAR FROM THE OLDER CROWD.
YES, STILL LOOKING.
 
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 Bought a nice place in VW. Plan on moving in
the spring, still hope to find a good woman to
share life with. Any offers ? Not getting any younger.
 
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~Hey, Ray, did you move to the new place?~How are things going?~Still single?~
 
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WE[[, SOLD MY PROPERTY IN WV. HAD A OFFFER I COULD NOT REFUSE. SUMMER NOW
AND ANOTHER YEAR PASTED BY YES, STILL LOOKING FOR MY HOPEFUL PARTNER.
NOT GETTING ANY YOUNGER. AGE DOESN'T MATTER---- JUST COMMON SENSE .
 
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I'm moving to Denver area but have no chance of buying land due to bad Ex, but if you want to buy some land up there and start a Homestead...I'm attractive, hard-working, etc
 
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Hi Ray. Ha e you found your homestead or partner yet?
Ha e you considered Oregon/Washington Coastal area for land? Hope you are doing well.
 
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Hello Ray,
Have you found some new property, yet?
If you have, in what state?
 
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just  as you though i gave up on finding someone; here i I go again!
now I,m 71 years, not getting any younger, but still have plenty of
life to go. Do you want to start a small togetter ?? Open to most
areas. Lets see if we are right for each other ?
 
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GETTING  OLDER, BUT STILL LOOKING FOR WRITE LADY. HAPPY THANKS GIVEN
AND HAVE A  MERRY CHRISTMAS.   YES--- STILL LOOKING FOR THE RIGHT PLACE
AND LADY FRIND.
 
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