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Old 12-10-2006, 10:34 AM
 
Location: Marion, NY
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Hey Gasomeday,
I lived in upstate NY all my life until about 3½ years ago. I finally decided to move to Maryland. I left a great job and great paying job at Xerox Corp. after 13 years. I figured I would retire from them. They would not transfer me due to cut backs in the area that I wanted to move to. So I decided that I would find a new job and move anyway. A job should never hold one back from doing what one wants to do in life.
Yes I took a lower paying job, however I am almost back up to my Xerox pay and am happy here. I am looking to move though to Ga also. I have friends there and possible employment opportunities, so I figured hey, why not move again. I have no ties, I am single and I left my family in NY. I see them a few times a year. And with me moving, it gave my friends and family in NY a place to visit that they have not been to before.
Good luck and go for it. You are still young and single and able to do it. I am older and single and still able. Millions of people do the moving thing every day of the year.
Good Luck,
John
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Old 02-07-2007, 06:40 PM
 
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All the best! You're young, if you find out GA isn't for you, you can always move back. I moved back to Atlanta after living in DC/MD for about 6 years & I wish I'd done it sooner. I moved "cold turkey", with no job, apt. etc. Worked retail (lots of those here) for a month, then landed something better. I bought a place in less than a year (with DC prices, NEVER would have happened) and haven't looked back since!
Go for it, at least you can then look back and say you tried.....
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Old 02-19-2007, 10:10 AM
 
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Im not sure if anyone answered your school question. I go to Kennesaw State in Cobb county, but Ga State is also worth looking into. I commute to Kennesaw, but it works for me.
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Old 02-21-2007, 07:02 PM
 
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Take the chance. GA is probably much cheaper than MD
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Old 02-23-2007, 05:29 AM
 
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Thumbs up Go for it!

New life, new adventure...hey I am in my mid 30's and wish I had done it sooner. will be moving this summer to GA

Good luck!
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Old 11-26-2007, 11:08 AM
 
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I live in MD as well. am in a similar situation. however i do have a son whom i haven't seen in a year because his mother is not answering my calls. she moved and wont tell me where. anyways, i am involved with music and have been told by many that i am really talented. i believe in myself as well. atlanta offers more opportunity for my music that maryland does. also, i have family in georgia. more specifically a close cousin of mine. i havent spoken to him yet about it, but i'm considering staying with hime till i save up to get my own place. already found some promising jobs down there. i have a reliable car. its just a matter of should i do it. life in maryland has gotten really crazy for me and i really need to clear my head b4 i go insane. and i think a change of location would do me a world of good. plus i hate the weather here. lol i've been to atlanta once and i liked it. change is scary. its normal to be scared because ur not sure of the outcome or what to expect. but if u feel u'd be happier there, i'd say do it. my situation is a little tougher because i have a son in maryland. but id say go for it. life is short. its better to say "i tried and it didnt' work" than to say "i never tried. i wonder if it would've worked".
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Old 12-20-2007, 01:20 PM
 
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Default want to relocate to atlanta

I need to know if I should take the chance to move to atlanta i have the fear to do it because of my age and the type work i do which is i am a home provider in the state of ohio but i want a change
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