Orion Tep wrote:Thank you for the advice. I found it useful. It is appreciated.
#1There are no available buildings here for anyone to move into, so someone who wanted to live here would need to have their own van, bus, RV, etc.
#2 I imagine a woman who is a good fit and wants to come out could rent a room locally and either A) she is financially stable and has her own income via remote work or her personal skillet or B) she can plug in with what is going on here and start learning and earning.
#3 when I created a trust and bought this land, the only two people I was sure would be stable and that I could trust were my grandmother and my adopted mom/mentor. So this land is owned by me and two older women, fyi. I don't typically consider that anyone's business but it relates to current conversation.
#4 My grandmother lives alone and is getting older. We have been talking about housing options. She currently lives 45 min away from me.
Next door to me is an old man who hasn't stepped foot outside in over a year. We are friends and I check in on him. His mental state is such that negotiations are not possible. He has no children and I believe no will. It sounds callous, but when he passes I am going to try to buy that house and property.
#5 On a day to day basis, I am the only person living here. That changes with the seasons, and there are regularly people working here. The lack of buildings and established infrastructure mean we get fewer guests and visitors in colder months.
#6 Since this place is paid off, I am now interested in buying other land and properties communally with friends and associates.
Nothing about any of this is cookie cutter. We are shaping reality. I need a woman who inspires me, that I can build and shape with.....
I am looking for community and would love to have support while giving help. Can I shoot an email or send a message?
I'm not so young anymore, 31, maybe the middle ground to this as I'm not the mature woman but a mature 17 year old boy in a female body but looking to build community more than anything and gtfo of this batshit crazy city mentality that is draining my love for life
To be perfectly honest, Orion, I DO think it is possible to be over-qualified, relationship-wise, in the sense of being somehow too complete in one's self, and thus unapproachable and not attractive bc of not having "needs." Obviously being needy is cringe worthy, but sometimes someone is not needy enough; and by that I DO NOT MEAN such needs as being lonely, bored or horny, I mean having no inner space that is welcoming, no bandwidth or empty space. James Hillman, a Jungian/Depth psychologist, made certain distinctions between Spirit vs Soul. that I find enlightening. --- Spirituality is ambitious, driven skyward; whereas Soul is found in the depths, and tends down, inward and below. Spirit is bright and energetic, soul is dark and slow. Sometimes people get a little too beautiful and proud, and lose touch with the humbler aspects of soul, which are sometimes touched with shame, sadness, regret and loss. The idea that we dont learn from successes but only from failures, is an admission of the reality of Soul, if you see what I mean? Why, if there are so many female gardeners, there are so few of us who enjoy engines and carpentry, altho many do? I dunno. I guess I am just wondering if there is a spiritual aspect to this, and if so, what would be the remedy? Maybe less is more. By the way, I do think we may have met, since I live in Olympia. . Loved the art and poem. Happy to discuss further.--- Love, Anna.
PS I am too old to join your puppy-pile. I would hope to visit later this spring, after the Deluge, if and when the Ark comes to rest on solid ground, and thus we can finally offload all these animals?
Humans and their filthy friendship brings nothing but trouble. My only solace is this tiny ad:
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