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steve19438    Posted 01-05-2005 at 16:36:29       [Reply]  [Send Email]
how many of you have spent time living in a place/region/country other than where you were raised.
for me and mostly courtesy of the US ARMY i lived in germany, (frankfurt) viet nam, (danang, long binh, nah trang, saigon) and lastly in atlanta, ga. also other parts of the south for short periods.


LH    Posted 01-06-2005 at 01:47:45       [Reply]  [No Email]
I lived my first 41 years in Indiana and the past year in NY, which is definitely a different world than this redneck is used to


bill b va    Posted 01-06-2005 at 01:45:46       [Reply]  [No Email]

born and lived in warren co va first 19 years then...san antonio tex, alameda cal,tampa fla,denver col.lake charles la,K11 korea,dover del, kadena okinawa,lincoln neb,limestone me ,phu cat vietnam,shermam tex then back to where i was born va for past 33 years.. turned 73 in nov. no more traveling for me ...............(short trips to japan , philaphine isl, mass,ga ,az and other places)


deadcarp    Posted 01-05-2005 at 20:41:22       [Reply]  [No Email]
i got around a bit - left here on graduation, ran for 30 years and retired back here in 1990. funnest project was 3 years in melbourne australia. best time there was moomba festival, best event was run across a platform on a bridge, dive off & glide 100 meters -in whatever contraption you'd made. a feather behind each ear was enough. coupla guinesses in the tank gave added perceived lift. nobody ever won.:)


mud    Posted 01-05-2005 at 19:42:17       [Reply]  [No Email]

indiana for the first 18 years.

cal. some.

co. some.

n.y. for a 18 mo. job

fla. for 1 yr. to finish a contract someone else brought me into.

ohio for 6 mo. for work with the p.r.r.

worked in const. and traveled on a worn out bike for 8 mos. picked up work in fla. ga. texas. n.m. ca. ore. and ill. before wising up. ha!

md. for a summer. loafing on the bay.

va. mostly, least so the last 30 yr.

one thing though, it dont matter where you are as much as it matters what you think and what you do.

cant say i'd change a thing. mostly wish i wernt some dam handsome. lol!


Sid    Posted 01-05-2005 at 19:37:51       [Reply]  [No Email]
Spokane Washington for nine years.


Maggie/TX    Posted 01-05-2005 at 18:50:40       [Reply]  [No Email]
I was born and raised in Alabama and have lived in Texas since 1971. Does that count? I still sometimes feel like a furriner.


Patria    Posted 01-05-2005 at 18:12:07       [Reply]  [No Email]
I was born in Illinois, and brought to PR at three months of age.
Then got married to an Air Force man and moved to Charleston,SC, San Antonio,TX,
and the Canal Zone, Panama.


KatG    Posted 01-05-2005 at 16:58:15       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I am really a world traveler..lol..I was raised in southeast Texas...stayed there for 30 years...remarried and moved to Louisiana breifly then to Arkansas mountains...Been here for 18 years..Most of my travels are to the feed store and the barn...KAtG


Gerrit    Posted 01-05-2005 at 16:44:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
Born and raised in the Netherlands ( or Holland )
Lived in Germany ( Verden, Jade ) for about 13 years, spent almost a year in Wilmington (Dellaware),about two years in Liechtenstein ( yes, that's a country!), one year on and off in Hungary, the same in England and Orange County (Ca) ( for big projects I worked on)

Since 3,5 years in Puerto Rico
Hope I didn't forget something :-)



seahag    Posted 01-05-2005 at 17:46:37       [Reply]  [No Email]
I moved 30 miles in the state of Ohio..always wanted to live in Montana for some unknown reason..never been there but figured I would get a job in a greasy spoon sling hash and live in the apartment upstairs..my idea of heaven


sawtooth    Posted 01-06-2005 at 06:09:24       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I'm in Ohio too and, like you, think Montana would be an interesting place. In fact, around 100 years ago 2 of my grand-dad's brothers picked up and moved there. They liked it so well they never came back- not even to visit.


Aprille    Posted 01-05-2005 at 18:02:50       [Reply]  [No Email]
Well..I now live in NH but was raised in Mass and NY..does that count?


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