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  •  Oh, well THAT explains a bunch. I lived in that (2+ / 0-)
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    benighted dustbowl a couple years until I could escape to civilization. :)

    •  can't get away (0+ / 0-)

      tried all my life.  The Air Force couldn't get me out ...

      LBJ, Lady Bird, Van Cliburn, Ike, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

      by BlackSheep1 on Sun May 19, 2013 at 08:06:34 PM PDT

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      •  That's depressing. (1+ / 0-)
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        But, Austin e.g. does have a good job market atm, comparatively, depending on your education/training.

        Of course, other things like family might prevent you from just lining it up and going for it...

        •  my SO is here. Almost 30 years with (0+ / 0-)

          Texas Tech HSC IT department. Was offered a huge raise 2 years ago to move to El Paso, but his mother's a widow alone about 15 minutes from us, and the next-nearest family is San Angelo. He declined, even though we both wanted to make the move.

          LBJ, Lady Bird, Van Cliburn, Ike, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

          by BlackSheep1 on Mon May 20, 2013 at 12:50:57 PM PDT

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          •  Yeah, I figured it was something like that. (1+ / 0-)
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            I say move Mom with you, but I'm betting she's as stubborn as mine.

            •  She's very seriously deeply meshed into her (0+ / 0-)

              church -- and always has been. But it's my SO she calls when stuff breaks around the house ...

              LBJ, Lady Bird, Van Cliburn, Ike, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

              by BlackSheep1 on Mon May 20, 2013 at 07:34:04 PM PDT

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