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Old 03-22-2011, 10:16 PM
 
Location: Hilo, HI
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Are you UP people? I have a friend here that came from Michigan a few years ago and he is constantly making commentary on the area. We had an intervention over the constant "One time at Michigan Tech" or "One time in Michigan.." stories. I will ask him how bad the culture shock was in the beginning and get back to this post.

Overall I think you guys would be fine, just a big climate adjustment because it's in the 80s here now while up there it's 30-ish? My sister has an interview for grad school in the Ann Harbor area so we've been looking into how she might adjust.

If you want to get into the agriculture side of things, Starkville is a GREAT place for you. The extension service MSU offers can give you lots of help getting started. They offer classes and many other resources. There is a nice little farmer's market where you could sell extra crops, if you wanted.
The thrift stores in Starkville are kinda crummy but the Palmer House shop in Columbus is pretty good. There is always the flea market in Tupelo or First Monday in Ripley is you really need a thrift hunt. Craiglist is pretty active here too, lots of great deals at the end of the semesters since many need to move after they graduate, among other reasons.
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