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Old 12-09-2018, 09:16 AM
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Of my two daughters, one lives about 1,500 miles away. She moved for grad school, and stayed. My other one lives about 1,000 miles away, and also moved for grad school. She is going to do her PHD, so where she will go next depends on the program she is accepted in. We all talk to each other most every week, and both know that they need to follow the career paths as they see it, where ever that goes. I am actually going to be seeing both next week for the first time in a little over a year. My sister with her kids is almost just the opposite. She needs to be near them, they are her life.
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Old 12-10-2018, 02:39 PM
Location: Eastern Washington
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All our three moved away after college. Two of them moved to the PNW. Since that is where our grands are, we moved here in 2012. Until we were able to sell our house, we flew twice a year to the PNW and several times to TX, where other kid lived. One of the worst things about flying home in the winter was searching for our car in the late evening in the long term parking lot or garage. It was always freezing! So I don’t miss that, for sure.

We never gave our kids grief for moving away. We were just happy they found jobs.

I love living the PNW. And there is virtually no chance my kids will move. So I am happy to know that I am here for life. We adore our grands. We really lucked out with our kids-in-law too.

To the OP—there is a train running the length of the East Coast?

Not the OP, but, yeah, there is Amtrak, they will even haul your car along, NY to FL.

Me, I moved away from the Atlanta, GA area soon after graduation from college - most of my extended family is still there. As soon as I realized the "West" was not just props for cowboy movies, but a real place, I resolved to leave the soggy South and come out here. I'm not responsible for my relatives's mistakes in picking out a place to live.
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