The Good Life - Continuing the Good LIfe, Chapters One through Four Summary & Analysis

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Continuing the Good LIfe, Chapters One through Four Summary and Analysis

In 1952, the Nearings move to Harborside, Maine, and the story of this endeavor is presented in part two of the book, titled, "Continuing the Good Life." The Introduction, "Homesteading as a productive avocation," describes the similarities of the two projects, including the dilapidated state of the farms they purchase. The author notes that a visitor poses the question of what they do for pleasure and that their answer is that all their endeavors are satisfying, and that if they cease to be so they will change. It is noted that both Scott and Helen are "past the point of customary retirement," but want to remain active.

In chapter one, "We Move, Bag and Baggage, to Maine," the author describes the change of the region as developers establish...

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