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Location: Gaines County, Texas South of Seminole, Tx zone 7b/8a
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Well This July I turn 40 and still looking for the one.  I took a break in 2006 and joined the military and moved around with that until 2013 and didn't really focus on finding a person due to the constant moving.  I got out and started a job in Wyoming in was looking up there but decided the cold wasn't for me and so I moved back to West Texas near Seminole where I already have 30 acres that I paid off after my Dad had passed away,  I did search too much until this year due to trying to pay off some debt occurred while moving back here to help my Mom with the adoption of my nephew and helping her take care of him.  My situation right now is her and my nephew living with me while my mom is looking for a job.  Though I am also looking at building another home on my land so that she can just stay in the current place as it is.  Other then that my hopes is to stay permanently here and create a sustainable ecosystem that can change the area for the better.

I am looking for a woman that is interested in helping form and develop my land and even building a new home to our liking if they don't mind the challenge that living in this area can be with the little rain we do get.  One that doesn't mind that I am an hour from any larger city unless you consider Hobbs, NM a decent since 30 mins away.  Though it would be a plus if your already in the area looking for the opportunity in the same.

On another note I am almost interested in allowing other people that could be interested in a good friendship that doesn't mine to start fresh and maybe even help change of the land to since it is 30 acres and have the opportunity to learn along with me to make a better living view.  As I am finding out one person and 30 acres without equipment will take some time to change.  Some of the changes i hope to do is get many more variety of trees and vegetation established.  Several basin areas to have water collected and soak the land as rain does fall and a few of them sealed ponds for aquatic life.  To have several options of livestock to be raise that we can get.  I have only begun this process and hope to get more people in the area evolved eventually.
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Late to the party but would like an update. Have you made any progress on the land? I live in Lubbock and find the climate and lack of water to be so challenging. Would love to know if you have had some success!!
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