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Old 06-18-2009, 01:42 PM
 
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why would anyone WILLINGLY spend an hour on the road traveling to and from work...
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Old 06-18-2009, 03:07 PM
 
Location: The Big D
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why would anyone WILLINGLY spend an hour on the road traveling to and from work...
There seem to be plenty of people that are................ NOT I!
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Old 06-18-2009, 03:14 PM
 
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why would anyone WILLINGLY spend an hour on the road traveling to and from work...
The thought of having to drive to work at all makes me shutter, working from home is a gift I do not take lightly.

In defense of those that do drive for that long loves2read I know people who spend almost that long and they live in some suburb of a larger city. Rural people may cover more distance but it doesn't take them much longer.
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Old 06-18-2009, 07:05 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in Texas
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It's well worth it to some people to live in small towns and work in the big city. I live and work in a small town and like it. I would not want to travel to a big city to work and definitely wouldn't live in a big city again, so I have the best of both worlds. GutenTag really has the best of both worlds though, working from the best place in the world....HOME SWEET HOME. You are fortunate and you know it!!!
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Old 06-18-2009, 08:18 PM
 
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I would rather drive 45 miles in 45 minutes on the highway than drive 10 miles in 45 minutes in city traffic.
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Old 06-19-2009, 06:25 AM
 
Location: Grapevine, Texas
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With gas at $2.50 and climbing, that hour each way commute is going to be EXPENSIVE!

I don't know of anywhere in Dallas or Fort Worth that takes 45 minutes to go 10 miles unless there is a major wreck.
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Old 06-19-2009, 12:54 PM
 
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Try these areas... commute is very reasonable to Plano.

Lucas/Fairview...population is about 7000-8000, country living yet only
10 mins to i-75 and shopping/stores.

We live in this area and are very happy with it so far.
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