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Old 09-10-2013, 12:39 PM
 
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I know this was posted a while ago, but I have to thank you all so much for your thoughtful replies. It has really helped me a LOT. The Chi job fell through last winter and in reality I was relieved, I wasn't quite ready to leave DC yet. But now that I've had another summer here, I'm feeling ready. The doubts have grown fewer and fewer and I will begin my job search anew with hopes of moving to Chicago by Spring 2014! Nothing ventured, nothing gained!
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Old 09-10-2013, 02:47 PM
 
Location: Southwest Washington State
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Try to visit Chicago one more time. Then make your decision. It is hard to take a leap of faith. But you presented some good arguments for moving. You didn't present very good ones for staying.
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Old 09-11-2013, 12:09 PM
 
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Count me as another fan of Chicago (the city). Never lived there, but I've visited many times, & always had a great time there. It seems to have everything, from great pizza, hot-dog joints, to fine dining, etc. etc. Sports. The art institute of chicago--one of the world's great art museums--I think it easily rivals the Metropolitan in NYC. And a kind of funky, raw energy. And the lake.

Truly a unique city. Be prepared to freeze half to death in Winter tho.......but I wouldn't let that hold you back....
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Old 07-25-2014, 09:01 PM
 
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