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Old 06-18-2010, 11:59 PM
Location: PHL-Terminal C, Gate 11
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...but it sounds similar in many ways to Asheville, NC.
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Old 06-30-2010, 10:33 AM
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lots of meth in that town and the up town looks like a garbage dump for manikins
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Old 08-22-2010, 01:50 AM
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How are the roads in Fairfield? I'm from central Iowa around the Des Moines/Ames area. I've had a wheel crack on me due to potholes from all the harsh winters. I hope there aren't many potholes or gravel roads there. If so I guess I will bring out my Subaru Rally car.
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Old 09-21-2010, 08:10 PM
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I live in Fairfield myself, and will be completely honest with you all. The town is very divided as to the families that have lived in Fairfield for centuries, and the people who meditate. There is one organic store in town. As far as Vedic City, not really sure about it, last I knew they are still trying to establish a town out there, but currently sounds like a housing community. I'm not trying to tell you not to come here, but it may not be exactly what the articals make it out to be. We are a small town, where WalMart is the biggest store, where you get pretty much everything. I'm not sure exactly what you are looking for, but I could pretty much answer anything about Fairfield for you.

Jobs are hard to find in Fairfield making most people travel out of town for work. You might want to look into finding a job before moving, to make sure you can get one. Normal pay around here for a good job is $10/hr. Not sure what kind of school you are looking for, but the Maharishi school is a private school that I have heard is very expensive.

Not sure what the Asian American means by can you adapt. I think anybody can adapt if they are willing, just remember, this is a farm town, so unless you plan on spending your nights home, you might think about it again. We don't have any night clubs or anything like that, for entertainment, we drive around the town with friends.

If anybody has anymore questions, let me know, I will be happy to help.
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Old 09-21-2010, 08:12 PM
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Originally Posted by chrisfromiowa View Post
william penns main campus is in Osky...it might have been a small local campus or something...

College was Parsons, and yes they took it over, tore it down and rebuild
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Old 03-15-2018, 10:34 AM
Location: Iowa
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I live in Vedic City and was a LA transplant 27 years ago. Its a simple life, organic restaurants as the majority of the people favor organic food. Easy to get around --no traffic like California. Business in town will know your name and give personal service. We have a Civic center that top notch performances are available at ticket prices $15-40. There are two recreation centers for tennis, jogging indoor, and outdoor pool. Just an hour away is Iowa City great for a day trip. Lots of restaurants, shopping, Lake. Its a college town and great for taking classes. Winters Jan/Feb can be cold. Air quality better than California. Come take a tour it would be worth it! My job in town is a realtor. Lots of people move here for a better quality of life from the major metro areas.
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Old 08-21-2018, 05:58 PM
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Default It is a cult town

Originally Posted by ChiroAY View Post
I saw a magazine article siting Fairfield, IA as a very healthy city with organic produces, cosmic connected houses and meditation practices. I'm in southern California, and the high cost here and traffic is driving us into wanting to get out. I like to know if anyone has been to Fairfield or seen the new Vedic City, supposedly a model city for world peace. I read that it's still affordable there, low crime rate, and great schools for kids. How about the job market? And is the winter season bad? I'm also a martial arts enthusiast, any do-jo there? Any feedback is appreciated.
Or so they say----
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