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Just moved to the Austin area about three months ago from New Jersey, anyone in the area?

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I moved from Austin 18 months ago to Philadelphia but I'm originally from Jersey!! Stay safe. My friends are telling me that it's a shitshow down there.

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I'm in the process of moving I'm in San Antonio but moving up to Austin in Dec-jan!

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On 11/15/2020 at 2:56 PM, niabo said:

I moved from Austin 18 months ago to Philadelphia but I'm originally from Jersey!! Stay safe. My friends are telling me that it's a shitshow down there.

Small world, it's still better then Jersey. I am on the outskirts. Loving the Texas culture.

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On 11/15/2020 at 6:47 PM, danahall5885 said:

I’m near Austin in Temple. Howdy!

Howdy, I have heard of Temple, is it off 290?

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On 11/16/2020 at 4:01 PM, NixNichi said:

I'm in the process of moving I'm in San Antonio but moving up to Austin in Dec-jan!

Awesome! I hope you have a safe move.

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3 minutes ago, BuzzVSG said:

Howdy, I have heard of Temple, is it off 290?

Temple is one hour, about 50 miles north of Austin on highway 35 that runs north and south through the whole country.

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12 hours ago, BuzzVSG said:

Austin was great. We lived there from 2000-2003 and again 2008-2019. I had my youngest while there the first time (while in grad school at UT) and you know what they say about Texans having to get back to Texas!! Our kids were raised there (and of course they're in a band--still), and the culture was laid back and just groovy. Most of that has changed with Big Tech moving in and of course COVID. I hope that the live music recovers because we have many many friends who are musicians and/or in the music industry in some way. My dearest friends are there and as soon as it's safe to get back down there for a visit, I'll be there.

On the other hand, I simply LOVE Philadelphia and Jersey. I'm originally from central Jersey (yes, it is a thing) and it's still beautiful with wide-open spaces, seasonal changes that are spectacular, beaches, orchards, and trains to NYC and DC. I'm not really familiar with the Jersey cities in the north & south though. That said, I went to college in Phila, and my goodness I love being back. I'm sure it has everything to do with my neighborhood--as that's always been the case in this city.

Sorry for the bio but I rarely give up the chance to boast about "my" cities!

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16 minutes ago, danahall5885 said:

I just wrote a long message but where did it go?

LOL I saw it, oh the infamous Interstate 35! That is a nightmare of a highway I am finding out.

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