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Old 06-13-2010, 08:51 AM
 
Location: Corinth, ME
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I think you must also factor in the LDS population in Utah. While the majority of the population there does not follow that path, there is a higher percentage than almost anywhere else, with lots of young families -- like 4 of my daughters -- who are busily having and raising large families.

I am about to get three more grandbabies this year, bringing the total from 10 to 13 and adding to the Utah population pool.
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Old 06-13-2010, 01:45 PM
 
Location: Backwoods of Maine
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Well...this is old man Nor'Eastah here, at 112 years old (my grandkids think so, anyway). The older and colder I get, the more I want to get my carcass up to Maine! Too much noise and crowds down hereah in Rhode Island! Not to mention the crime...I tried to shoplift once when I was just a young sprite of 96, but got caught and swore off of it altogether! Dern young people run faster than my wheelchair can! I decided to sign up for that Social Security stuff when I turned 101, but the payments are so small, I need a place with a real low cost of livin', so I figured Maine would be a good place to go. It's all the old croakers like me fillin' up Maine that gives folks the notion that there's a lot of us retirees livin' up there. They don't know what they're talkin' about, dern young kids with iPods fallin' outta their pockets...OOPS! (Wife removes old croaker from computer).
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