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Old 10-26-2006, 12:01 PM
 
Location: Florida
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MO sounds wonderful! We are a family of five looking for a good place to raise kids. Live in S FL and cannot deal with traffic, cost of living and horrible areas for kids... want a more natural life. Looking for something rural, want some horses and cows and goats and chicken and grow our own vegetables and everything that goes with that great lifestyle...
I am very excited to read what everyone has to say about MO, specially the Ozarks, I am wondering though, is there a place as wonderful as The Ozarks with a little bit more snow?
I used to live in CO and really enjoy the snow...
Any information would surely be appreciated!!!
Thank you
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Old 10-26-2006, 12:06 PM
 
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Default If you miss Colorado and the snow...

....see my post here at: //www.city-data.com/forum/color...springs-2.html
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Old 10-26-2006, 01:08 PM
 
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You can get a nice snow in the Ozarks. Usually be under about 3 inches and usually doesn't last very long. You have to get north of the Mo River at Kansas City and then project a line due east to get much snow in Mo. Just depend on the weather pattern that is passing thru.
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Old 10-26-2006, 07:51 PM
 
Location: Springfield, Missouri
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Yep, Versatile is right. Some years you get little, some years you get a whole bunch like the December of 2000 and 2002 when a single snowstorm dropped about 14" each time. For the month of Dec. 2000, Springfield got the whole annual average of 20". In Dec. of 2002, it got 20.5"...That's a lot of snow! Mostly it falls in only a few inches at a time or less. Believe me though...if you're going to be responsible for horses, cows, and goats, you don't want to have to trek out in too much snow. It's hard on the animals and hard on the humans looking out for them! This picture I took Feb. 18th was about as much snow that fell at one time where I live. It wasn't a very snowy winter last winter. I think this one may prove differently...
http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r199/MoMark/cid_Photo-0018.jpg (broken link)
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Old 10-26-2006, 10:06 PM
 
Location: Springfield MO for now :(
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Wink Brrrr

MoMark...All I can say is Brrrrr.......Don't know how ready I am for that white stuff all over the ground. Makes a nice postcard tho....
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Old 10-27-2006, 07:47 AM
 
Location: Florida
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Thank you so much MoMark! I really appreciate you sending that picture so that I can get a better idea. So far so good, we have gone through most states researching and in my list MO is #1, but hubby still wants to research a few others…
I can’t wait until we get there. Anything else that you can think of that would be good advice?
We have three wonderful kids 13, 4 and 3 and we will be homeschooling them but we still want to be within a drive to extra-curricular activities for them. We are looking at a farm setup where we can try to become more self-sufficient. Ya know, chickens, goats, horses… Any suggestions of areas that would be suitable for our “dream” would be greatly appreciated!!!
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