Bill Rancic Defends His Wife Giuliana After Fashion Police Controversy: 'I Tried to Get Them to Release the Footage' 41 years, 2,190 covers and 55,436 stories from PEOPLE magazine's history for you to enjoy
- Keeping Up with the Kardashians Recap: The Family Is Outraged over Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair Article, Kris Jenner Decides to Leave Town
- Read the Cover Story: At Home with Donald Trump and Family!
- Alfonso Ribeiro to Fill in for Tom Bergeron on DWTS While He Stays by Sick Father's Bedside: Source
- Caleb Logan of the Popular YouTube Family the Bratayleys Has Died at the Age of 13
- It's a Girl for Alaska: The Last Frontier's Eivin and Eve Kilcher – See Her First Photo
On Newsstands Now
- Matthew McConaughey: In His Own Words
- Jessa Duggar's Wedding Album
- Brittany Maynard's Final Days
Pick up your copy on newsstands
Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine
People Top 5
LAST UPDATE: Tuesday February 10, 2015 01:10PM EST
PEOPLE Top 5 are the most-viewed stories on the site over the past three days, updated every 60 minutes
At Home with Patty Loveless: Away from It All
The Singer Finds Calm (and Pesky Armadillos) in Rural Georgia
Quiet moments like that are easy to come by for the singer and her husband of nearly 20 years, producer Emory Gordy Jr., 63. In 2001 the pair left Nashville for the remote Georgia countryside to be closer to Gordy's family. The move wasn't easy. "I had to say good-bye to 20 years in Nashville," says Loveless softly. "Good-byes are hard, but life is about changes." Luckily, the Georgia property—with its English-Tudor-style house, guest house, three studio cabins and a pond stocked with catfish and bass—soon felt like home.
After laying low for a few years, the singer jumped back into the spotlight in September with Sleepless Nights, a collection of 14 country classics that showcases her rich alto voice. But even with the career revved up again, Loveless's focus is still her country home. Today's challenge? Armadillos, or as the Kentucky-born singer calls them, "rats on a half-shell." "I've had it," she says. "They're tearing up my yard!"
Loveless loves pouring her attention into household chores and her family, which—in addition to Gordy and Shosta—includes another German shepherd, named Bach, and a cat named Blue. "I feed all the animals," she says. "I go out and walk around the yard. Sometimes I'll cut grass." Her to-do list also often includes hiking the surrounding hills with gun in hand ("There's bears around here," she says, "and coyotes") and tending to her garden, which sprouts corn, okra and jalapeño peppers. And though the big house requires a lot of caretaking, Loveless wouldn't change a thing: "After living out of a suitcase for years, it's a feeling of peace to wake up in the night and know where I am."
DOWNLOAD A SONG FROM PATTY'S NEW CD AT PEOPLE.COM/FREE
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
The most buzzed about stars this minute!