“I was Country when Country Wasn’t Cool”

So what were you doing 35 years ago?

I was in the process of filling out scholarships and college applications. Why – Because I wanted to get OUT. I felt my life was meant for something bigger and better. And for a while that seemed to be what I yearned for. 

But in the words of a famous Barbara Mandrell Song”..I was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool.. Even though I didn’t know it, or even want it to be true.

I was raised with a rural, construction lifestyle in a small farming community, and I reside in the same community today.

As a teenager this is the last place I Believed I would settle down. This life is in NO way close to the life I envisioned for myself, decades ago.

Today my rural, work from home, spoil the grandkids type of days are what I yearn for.

Perhaps, Sometimes we need to thank God for Unanswered Prayers.. 

Anyone else feel the same way? I’d love to hear your story.

About the Author

Monica is a wife, mother,  grandmother, big sister and am RN, with a focus on caring for our aging skin.  She lives in a small, rural  town  in central Idaho.  She has awards sales levels of $20,000+ annually and has built a social selling business both in person (traditional door to door) and online


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Monica is an  Independent Sales Representative from a small town (900 people) in central Idaho.  She has received awards for sales growth and awards sales levels of $20,000+ for the past several years.  She is a wife, a mother,  a grandmother, and RN.   She has built a social selling business both in person (traditional door to door) and online (with company sponsored e-store) 

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