After several years of residing abroad, Eva and Sid Greer settled on 400 acres in the center of nowhere.
Calling All City Slickers Get Out To the Farm
by Laura KostlenyPublished 5.19.2010From D Magazine JUN 2010
NATION BOY Sid Greer retired from a job that is high-stress used agriculture. photography by Dave Shafer Sid Greer was an gas and oil professional. He traveled 300 days a year, jetting to far-flung places such as Israel, Kuwait, Oman, and the Emirates. He applied shoulders, shut deals, and drank difficult. And then, in 1998, when he and his spouse, Eva, were living in London, the business he was employed by went through a merger. Sid had to create a choice take a job that is new accept a buyout package. He chosen retirement, and additionally they left London right awayвЂ”like, immediately. вЂњWe t k Christmas time ornaments off the tree and tossed them into suitcases on route out of the front d r,вЂќ he says. It absolutely was Christmas Time Eve.
Leaving had been effortless; finding out where you should go had been more of a challenge. The Greers could have retired anywhereвЂ”a pied-Г -terre in new york or even a coastline home in Belize (where Eva is from). But aside from planning to be near their four kids, each of whom are now living in Texas, Sid claims these were thinking about finding destination where they could pursue a healthy life style and a modification of vocation. The perfect solution is going full-time to the family farm they had purchased years before near Daingerfield, about 150 kilometers northeast of Dallas. The change had been easier than they imagined. вЂњI already farmed in my own mind,вЂќ Sid claims, laughing.
вЂњ When I got right here, I got myself every animal we ever desired,вЂќ he says. (more…)