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Old 06-14-2015, 08:12 AM
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Location: North Monterey County
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Why don't you go back to Helena if you think it was so great? BTW, having a few nice memories is great, but were you there long enough to get see more of the bad as well as the good?
Umm... go back to Helena in the middle of winter and see how it feels then.

One of my old bosses owns a summer home up there. When he talked of retirement I asked if he would live there all year 'round he said he had already experienced winter in Korea and that was enough.

Winter can be very isolating. Appleton, WI falls into that category. Also if you lean left what's happening in Wisconsin is rocking it's world - and not in a good way.

I actually like the area just east of Tahoe....... it's a growing community. Winters are milder than the midwest. But you must be OK with WIND. Constant wind. And yes, it's not that close to Tahoe.... but there is beauty to that as well.

Reno? Is an ashtray. Bleagh.
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Old 06-14-2015, 08:19 AM
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Location: North Monterey County
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Well, if you live in the West it's definitely more expensive and difficult to travel to other places. For example if you live in Maryland, you can practically take day trips to both Canada and the Deep South. If you live in northern California, on the other hand, the only places within a day's drive are in California, Nevada and Oregon.
This is so much bologna.

We travel all over the west - by car and plane. There's a lot to see in California (Yosemite, Tahoe, etc.) within a day's drive. You don't have to state-hop to get away.

You aren't from here, are you......
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