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Old 06-05-2008, 10:32 AM
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Originally Posted by radraja View Post
I'll also second Houston. Many of the schools are supposed to be quite good.
Texas rankes just above Mississippi at 49th in educational spending, so I'm not so sure about those Houston schools, unless they are in sugarland, or something high end out-of-area.
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Old 06-05-2008, 10:33 AM
Location: Hell's Kitchen, NYC
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Vancouver, B.C.!
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Old 06-05-2008, 10:16 PM
Location: Upstate NY native, now living in Houston
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Originally Posted by scongress1234 View Post
Human nature says that we are never happy with where we are now, that the grass is always greener, other people are always happier, and that the next big thing will make us feel happy inside(the last point is what advertising has thrived on for the last 120 years).......this is all from our disposable society......just jettison the old place, and look for the new.........

Factoids about so called great places to live in USA.....

Austin...Houston....Dallas....overcrowded....hot as hell in summer.....ranked near bottom in educational spending......executes
more people than the rest of the world combined, outside of Red China
and the middle east

The point is, there is NO utopia, and we will continue to look for one until our last dying breath..........
I agree. This is why I long for my beautiful Upstate New York. My home will never be in Houston! Never! (well, it is for the moment, but I am counting the days ....)
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