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Old 01-01-2017, 06:33 PM
 
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I am looking to semi-retire around Norman to the Texas Border. I lived North Dallas for 30 years. Presently living in Iowa for the last five years but want to move back to the South but not to Dallas. I am a CPA whom can teach. I would like to work seasonal or part-time. What could you suggest from Oklahoma City south to North of Denton Texas? I would like to live in an active community. I bicycle, have a Bishon Frise, love the outdoors. Any suggestions on Norman or south of there near 35 would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 01-01-2017, 06:59 PM
 
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What is your budget for housing?
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Old 01-01-2017, 09:31 PM
 
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Purcell or Noble are nice because they are close to Norman and the University if you're looking for some adjunct teaching opportunities.

Ardmore is my favorite town in Oklahoma. I lived there many years and loved it. It also has the Southern Oklahoma Technology Center where you could teach at the East Central or Murray St. extensions.
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Old 01-02-2017, 06:25 AM
 
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Durant is another option in Oklahoma but near the Texas border. It is not on I35 as Ardmore is but has a college and a strong booming economy due to proximity to Dallas area in my view. Sherman or Denison are options on the Texas side of the border near Durant.

I'm a bichon fan too, had two Bichon Frise now have three smaller bichons. Ones a bolognese, another a bolonka and the third is a hybrid of these two breeds.
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Old 01-02-2017, 05:15 PM
 
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If you like to ride, Norman, Noble and maybe Purcell. Norman has a couple of cycling clubs and is the best community in the area for that type of stuff. However, the area has grown and the roads are not very good for cycling anymore due to increased traffic.

Denton, Tx would have an active community and probably some cycling groups but you have the same problems with traffic.

In between, Ardmore, OK would be the next place that would have some cycling activity but not to the degree that Denton and Norman would have.
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Old 01-03-2017, 05:56 AM
 
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To me it seems that there are consideravly fewer cyclists on the road in the larger OKC area compared to DFW.

Eddie gein - yes, Denton is booming. Very diverse, lots going on and still relatively affordable.
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Old 01-09-2017, 03:44 PM
 
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Look at the tax situation, depending on your property and income you could be paying quite a bit different amounts depending on if your living in TX or OK.

Purcell
Noble
Ardmore (I see more and more joggers and bikers using the Ardmore Regional Park Trail system and Lake Murray State Park)
Sanger

Lots of people moving into these areas, at least it seems that way.

Not I-35 but Anna-Melissa-Van Alstyne
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