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   Posted 7/18/2010 11:20 PM (GMT -7)   
If you could pick one place to live where would it be? In a city? Out in the country? Any particular state?
I'd love to live on acres of land, with a vast forest and wild animals like deer, a lake, lots of different flowers and trees and shrubs. A waterfall cascading into the lake. Minutes away from a beach with warm ocean water. And close enough to the city life so I can get medical attention. I always find nature so relaxing and nice.
Tonight, I am about four hours from the house on a friends property, outside with my trusty hp laptop, under a vast clear sky with starts shining ever so bright. I'm going to sleep outside tonight, under the gorgous stars. I am feeling better of course.
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   Posted 7/19/2010 5:49 AM (GMT -7)   
It sounds so nice about sleeping under the stars.  I got into that so much I forgot your question.  lol...
Where would I like to go?  I don't know, I have never traveled much so I haven't been anywhere.  But have talked about going to North Carolina to mine emeralds.  I am into gemstones.  And other rocks so that always sounded fun to me.  But they got poisoness snakes and spiders there, so I would have to be careful.
Good topic.
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   Posted 7/19/2010 6:06 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Desiree, Im glad you are feeling better. Even though I hate the winters here I cant imagine actually living anywhere else but where Im at. I live in town and close to the places I shop. I dont like going out of my little house unless I have to, but when I do everywhere I have to be is close. I grew up in small, small town and I hated it. I guess Im a city girl at heart. lol
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   Posted 7/19/2010 6:15 AM (GMT -7)   
Desiree, I miss sleeping under the stars...hubby and I have slept on beaches, and in
meadows, years and years ago in our backpacking days.

There are too many beautiful places to choose from and this will be a dilema when
hubby retires. We both love the mountains and we love beaches. I have seen many
states and lived in 5, and each place offers something beautiful! Wherever we end up
will be beautiful and relaxing!

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   Posted 7/19/2010 8:29 AM (GMT -7)   
For the most pasrt, I'm already there - Alaska. Of course, there is one other place I could definately see myself living peacefully, and that would be smack dab in the middle of the Redwood forest.

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   Posted 7/19/2010 8:40 AM (GMT -7)   
Glad to hear you're feeling okay and enjoying your time in the country under the stars, Desiree.

Hard to give a quick answer to this. I like the cool summers and milder winters that Scotland has - vs where I am - I even enjoy their rain! I like being in the small town I live in - because it is handy to everything. The only drawback is it has become commutersville central, and the prices are too expensive for me to afford on my own so I won't be able to stay forever here. My b/f is in the mid-south - and I love their early spring, late fall and winter - but their summers would keep me indoors for sure, plus the snakes, spiders, fleas and chiggers they get are too much for me. I guess I don't know the answer! LOL

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   Posted 7/19/2010 7:16 PM (GMT -7)   
If I could afford it, I would live in Hawaii. I love the climate, always around 85, never below zero, never above 100. No constantly changing barometer. You can live in shorts and tanks--I don't like regular clothes or shoes. I would live on the beach. This is my happy day-dream I think about whenever I get too stressed.
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   Posted 7/20/2010 2:37 AM (GMT -7)   
Ive lived in the city (seattle) and then in the country(had a 3 acre mini farm) and now just in a sleepy lil town(by hood canal washington) and I lived my life in the city when I was younger and tore up the town a lil bit lol but now I would pick the county again even if I do have to live a lil town(lost the farm during a divorce) :)
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