- Mar 18, 2020
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Downriver people plan to fix it this year - we try every odd year! (Busted pretty darn good this time...but we'll try...)
Good to see Matt.
Thanks for the warm welcome back Been a busy year, just got done with an interstate move, been meaning to come back here and see how everyone is doing (barring the obvious lol).Hello, MattL! Missed you. Happy New Year!
Haha. I move back to Phoenix Arizona where I was born and raised. My wife and I have been gone for about 15 years from AZ -> Eugene, OR -> Las Vegas, NV -> SF Bay Area, CA -> AZ.Where the hell did you move to?
Gettin' outta San Fran must be a culture shock. or possibly a relief.
Haha. I move back to Phoenix Arizona where I was born and raised. My wife and I have been gone for about 15 years from AZ -> Eugene, OR -> Las Vegas, NV -> SF Bay Area, CA -> AZ.
I've loved everywhere I've lived for different reasons and love both California and the Bay Area. A wonderful place, but after being on our own for 15 years wanted to be back near family and all of my immediate family is in Phoenix, AZ. As a welcome home gift Arizona went blue for me it seems lol Spent about my first 20 years here though and lived so many places so no culture shock fortunately. Though I loved the culture in the bay area so I will miss that, Arizona has it's own (rough around the edges) charm lol.
It's been interesting when my wife has shared/posted we moved from California to Arizona you can tell what people's views are on the places by their assumptions made in their responses.
We have a new home build under contract and are staying with family while we wait (and finish saving up money for a down), so 8-10 months will be in a new house. So excited for that Definitely get a lot bigger/nicer house for the price (even with the housing market rising a bunch here, still way less than the bay area, with that said there's a reason California is so expensive).
Haha yup... cactus and gravel. One plus of being in the desert, you can get away with low maintenance landscaping.