At Home in the Country

No one could believe we were actually doing it. Two lifelong city dwellers, neither of whom had ever survived without regular psychotherapy, who didn’t know the difference between leaders and gutters, or what a septic tank or forced air heat was or how to fix absolutely anything were leaving New York city to buy a house and move to the country. Escape from New York to a bucolic little town in upstate New York was a popular fantasy among our friends and acquaintances, but it wasn’t something anyone actually did.

 
At home in the Country