Book Testimonial of “Farewell, My Subaru”

My other half enjoys horticulture as well as has dreams about having a huge plot of land as well as being a farmer. He drives me nuts, asking if he can keep worms on our second floor house veranda in La Jolla. My solution is no!

For now, he obtains his little square box in the church area garden. I’m not a nature lady but did find a publication title that captured my eye in the library. It was “Goodbye, My Subaru”, created by Doug Penalty. It captured my attention since that’s the brand name of car I drive. The cover photo was cute, with a yard growing under the hood of the automobile.

Doug was previously a reporter that bought a tract as a bachelor with the objective of settling down and going eco-friendly completely.

This publication was an enjoyable, light-hearted read. His journeys began with auto trouble, a flash flood, purchasing two goats and also some chicks. The goats misbehaved however he expanded connected to them. He needed to convince the examiner that his building was a farm. He moved on to attempting vegetable oil gas, installing solar panels as well as a well, hunting and also horticulture.

Similar to lots of small town tales, there were local personalities, including his hippie neighbor. Certainly, they saw him as the character. He frightened the FedEx delivery man by using home-made body shield to fight off a rattlesnake. The citizens got a couple of laughes from this newbie as they watched him get used to his new life. He had to request aid and learned by trial and error. He at some point figured things out as well as even discovered love in the process.

Doug likes his brand-new life and also composed this enchanting book regarding his adventures. He included intriguing realities in the process with some data. I still have no interest in farming but I’m sure if we transferred to a small town, I would certainly discover myself changing with time. At first, I ‘d possibly look like the lady from “Eco-friendly Acres”.

Somehow, in centuries past, individuals made it through without cell phones, computers and telephones. They lived off the land and were effective with their hands. They actually talked with each other verbally and also created letters.

For garden fanatics, this is a fun read. There were a couple of swear words and adult styles in it so I wouldn’t give it to children but maybe an enjoyable gift to provide.