file photo by Boyd Loving

I thought I was the only one who lives like this! However, I succumbed to pressure to join FB when we moved to a rural area after a job loss and the high property taxes in NJ. The Ridgewood Library and BCLS is wonderful. The little rural town where I live now has extremely limited hours and caters to a large retired population and their social needs, i.e., library hours on Wed. are 10-2 – not exactly user friendly for people who work or even students. Lots of resources are spent on children’s programs which are actually a good thing because rural communities do not have “neighborhoods” like we had in Ridgewood. I miss the library and Ridgewood in general but it just became too expensive for us to continue living there. I wonder how many others would be one good paying job loss away from relocating also.