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Old 06-12-2011, 10:41 PM   #29
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I now live near Kingston, Wa on 15 acres. I grew up in Id. then lived in Eastern Wa. and Western Wa. (2 times each). We have mild weather year around.
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Old 06-12-2011, 10:54 PM   #30
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TEXAS!!!

Actually I live just down the road from both Madame Boomer & Rusty and TXiceman & his lovely wife Susan in the Cypress area, NW of Houston. I was born in Wharton, TX and grew up in SW Houston, so I am a Native Texan.
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Old 06-12-2011, 11:09 PM   #31
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DW and I are originally from a small industrial town in the county of Lancashire, in northwest England, called Leyland.

We came to the Seattle area in 1968 after I landed a job with Boeing. With the exception of just under three years in the Hampton/Newport News area of Virginia, we've lived in Washington State ever since.

After retirement we moved from Everett (home of the 747/767.777/787 factory) to Anacortes, a small seaside town of about 16,000. It's called "the gateway to the San Juan islands" and is a very pretty spot. My sister, who lives in England, says it's where God goes on his vacations.

Sure, the climate can be messy. There are a good many days with low clouds and fog. In summer, though, it's magnificent. The deep, cold water (it's over 600 feet deep just half a mile from our house) keeps the temperature around 80F, even when Seatlle is pushing 90 or more.

We're a bit further from our kids and grandkids than is ideal (60 miles for one, 75 miles for the second, 125 miles from the third and about 4500 miles from our son and his wife, who live in Tokyo).

We're down to just two close relatives in the UK, my brother and sister who are both younger than me. We visit occasionally, but airline travel is a lot more hassle than firing up the motorhome. Pity there isn't a bridge from NY via Iceland to the UK!
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Old 06-12-2011, 11:26 PM   #32
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Live on Lake FDR (40 miles above Grand Coulee Dam) in the summer. It is rural 25 mile to the Safeway and Post Office. In the winter on the Golf course at Martin Valley Ranches Mission, TX (not rural).
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Old 06-13-2011, 12:17 AM   #33
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Just wanted to see where we all call home and why we live there. Born and raised in Philadelphia the birt place of Liberty
I don't really know if P'cola is a small city or big town. Just be sure to set your watches back twenty years when you pass through or stay here.

I don't know where you got the erroneous information that Philadelphia was the birth place of liberty. The truth be known, the first bourbon whiskey was brewed in Virgina in 1619. That was, IMHO, the true beginning of liberty in America.
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Old 06-13-2011, 12:26 AM   #34
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Rural country side here in southeren Ohio is where I currently live.
Born here in the Oh,KY,WV tristate area.
I want to relocate to SW Co. (it is where I vacation every year)
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Old 06-13-2011, 06:12 AM   #35
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The DW and I both grew up in Key West ,moved to Tallahassee in 97.
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Love Tallahassee

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Old 06-13-2011, 06:17 AM   #36
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Old 06-13-2011, 06:28 AM   #37
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I was born in the Bronx (NYC) moved to Queens (NYC) as a child, and when I got married we moved to Nassau county. Now I live out east in Suffolk County, my town is so small (unusual out on Long Island) I know most of the people in the supermarket.

I could move to a rural area, but this town suits me down to the ground.
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Old 06-13-2011, 07:11 AM   #38
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Hi All,

I was born, raised and worked in Bergen County NJ, then in 2003 bought a place on a small lake in Sussex County NJ for retirement! Retired in 2007 and went to Silver Springs, FL for the winter, became a FL resident in 2009 as the saying goes "Northern by birth Southern by choice!!" Although I now spend most of my time in Silver Springs,FL. I still have that lake house, but going to sell it and go full time!!!

Remember All: LIVE, LAUGH & ENJOY !!!!!!
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Been in Helena, MT for most of my life and love it. The two months of summer gets kinda old but those two months are totally awesome. We are halfway between Glacier NP and Yellowstone NP and we visit both frequently. It's only a little over an hour to the best trout fishing on the planet in the Madison River and I can be elk and deer hunting on the East slope of the Rockies in 30 minutes. Now, would someone like to trade houses for a decent place in Bullhead City, AZ LOL.
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Old 06-13-2011, 11:55 AM   #41
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