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Trevor Bexon

Still starry-eyed after 35 years more

People & Places

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David Gans

How to make a roomful of middle-aged Australians behave like sentimental fifteen-year-olds more

People & Places

The small but enlightened club of fanatics lovingly nurturing pots of fermenting sourdough starter in the back of their fridges more

Foodways

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William Warby

And other homespun remedies more

Knowing Nature

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Wikimedia

In case of emergency, clutch your taxidermied piranha more

Getaways

All year long we’re inviting everyone who has ever opened a copy of Country Roads to share their story with us. more

People & Places

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If the thought of a large, in-ground swimming pool out the back of a modest farmhouse miles from anywhere seems incongruous, the fact that it leaks probably is not. more

House & Home

You have to wonder how many of them were declared by people just looking for a way to make it to March more

House & Home

How have we kept a mag in print for thirty-five years? And how are we celebrating? more

People & Places

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Andrea Matherne

The St. Francisville series that served as inspiration for Country Roads Supper Club more

Supper Club

On patriotism and paperwork. more

People & Places

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lucie monk carter

I've written about all sorts of experiences from my weird-but wonderful-life as a stranger in rural Louisiana—ghosts, oversexed chickens, learning to dance, driving on the wrong side of the road. But I have never before written about politics. more

People & Places

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Flickr user Y2kcrazyjoker4 via Wikimedia Commons

On annoying one's parents through song more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Scott Bauer, USDA

An unpleasant incident in a new Volkswagen inspires thought, insurance claims more

Knowing Nature

Musings from the department of biting off more than we can chew. more

Foodways

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Photo by Flickr user Stephen Woods

Publisher James Fox-Smith reflects on the importance of buying local, the deceivingly instant gratification of online shopping, and how one can ascertain a life-sized bigfoot statue. more

People & Places

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Photo by Brian Baiamonte

You're either born with it, or you're not more

Outdoor Adventures

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Alan Vernon via Flickr

In the right hands, fear of bears can be a powerful motivational tool. more

Outdoor Adventures

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Photo by Ashley Fox-Smith

It's the time of year when zealous gardeners drag their loved ones into the madness more

Gardening

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Mike Redealli

Combatting the annual invasion of unladylike insect impostors more

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