Lived in Southern California since I was an infant [many years ago!!] but have spent blocks of time in other places [by 'block of time' I mean many weeks or a couple of months at a time - enough to get the flavor of the place without actually living there]
Lynda in Orange County, So Calif
God Grant me Serenity to Accept the things I cannot change, Courage to Change the things I can and Wisdom to Know the difference!
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out. -- John Wooden
"Winners are not those who never fail, but those who never quit."
I'm like simpleMaw, except never left the USA, at least not to live. Born in the Niagara falls area, first lived in Boston, then Long Beach, CA. At that point Dad switched from the navy, to the AF. Then, Yuma, two cities in Fla, Biloxi, MS, Buffalo again, then Washington State, Missouri, Colorado Springs for nearly 7 years, then Western pa where I graduated from HS, Married and have lived ever since.
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Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all they ways, acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths. Proverbs 3:5-6
I live on the island of Kauai in Hawaii (10 years)
Raised in Clear Lake City, TX - think Houston, NASA and JSC.
Carol~~ Kauai, Hawaii. Now Houston, TX. BLC27- Determined Desert Tortoises BLC26- Jungle Tigers BLC23-25 Mocha Maniacs BLC19-22 Rose Rangers BLC17-18 Azure ~Be careful what you water your dreams with. Water them with worry & fear and you will produce weeds that choke the life from your dream. Water them with optimism & solutions, you will cultivate success ~Lao Tzu
Born in Iowa, then moved to Oklahoma, and then moved to Arizona, and then moved to Iowa, and then moved to Turkey, and then moved to South Dakota, and then moved to Taiwan, and then moved to South Carolina, and then moved to Idaho, and then moved to Montana, and then moved to San Francisco Bay area, and then moved to Northern California, and then moved to Oklahoma, and then moved to Pennsylvantia, and then moved to Northern California, and then moved to Indiana, which is where I live now!
ps - Dad was career Air Force, and all the moves through Idaho were moving around as he was stationed different places.
I would so love to meet you all! SIGH If ever you are thinking of visiting England, let me know!
And yes, Kris, it was almost 2 yrs ago! We were in OR again a year ago, for my granddaughter's 1st birthday. It's so expensive to fly now. SIGH again.
And yes, we did get to meet up with a few.
That said, we'll be in Oregon again the first week of April 2012. Well actually, from the previous Thursday -- the 28th of March is it? And we leave the following week. (We're meeting them in Orlando for a week first,)
If anyone is up to a meet -- dinner, coffee, whatever, let me know! We'll be in Albany, near Corvallis.
Born in Mishawaka, Indiana. Grew up a bit in San Diego. Moved back and forth a few times ... Indiana to Ca a few times. Now living in the Mountains between Los Angeles and Bakersfield. On the Grapevine--- Lebec, Ca.
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Born in California, grew up in California, Alaska, and Washington State which is where I am now - about 65 miles north of Seattle. I'm a West Coast girl - gotta have the water on the right side of the car...
"Normal is not something to aspire to - it's something to get away from." -- Jodie Foster
"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." --Albert Einstein
I'm in Kansas City, Missouri. Kansas City is home, but when hubby and I first married we lived in Texas for a few years. It was good to get back home to Missouri when the kids started arriving a few years later.
Debb: I know, I forget too I'm in California and have always been in California. We make almost yearly trips to Oregon. I remember awhile back Debb (gosh was it one year or two years?) you visited and I just missed your visit, leaving Oregon before you arrived! I think you got to meet Jo and Betty
...and tell me where you're from again? (or where you are now, at least LOL)
Thanks, Debb American, now living in Central England
(Born in Wash DC, and raised east coast USA, I mostly grew up in CT and PA; moved to So California in early 1973, where I lived on and off for over 20 yrs, and 10 yrs in Oregon, about an hr south of Portland, where my sons and grandkids now are.)
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