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Old 09-16-2009, 01:11 AM
 
Location: un peu près de Chicago
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A lot of city folk listen to Garrison Keillor on NPR on Saturday nights, and they decide they would like to find their own real-life Lake Wobegon. They forget it's just a make-believe radio show. People in small towns can be petty, crime is everywhere, and country life can be boring. I don't want to step on anyone's dreams. I just think you can bring peace, contentment and joy into your life regardless of where you live. It's really up to you.
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Old 09-16-2009, 02:42 AM
 
Location: We_tside PNW (Columbia Gorge) / CO / SA TX / Thailand
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Do you want scenery, remoteness, internet connection...?

Bill, WY is remote, but I prefer Burgess Jct (population probably under 20 in each spot). If you want something a little bigger I like Encampment, WY. If money is no object, Moran Jct. Big enough for a college... Powell or Sherdian, WY.

There are some swell little towns in SD & ND, as well as MN. I will 'Second' Shepardstown, WV
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Old 09-16-2009, 11:56 AM
 
Location: Log home in the Appalachians
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I know its not on the list, but there is a very cute town in Ohio. Actually 2. Bellville is one, its right on the river and very cute. Great schools too. They have a parade through main street for like every month. Ever see Gilmore Girls? If so, Bellville is a real Stars Hollow. About 45 mins south of there is Mt Vernon. Also very nice small town with a town square and everything. We would live there but my husband is a carpenter and work there in that occupation is very bad.
Here are some pictures taken in the Belle Valley area of Noble County, this is where I live...
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