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Moving Experience

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There are reasons to move from Houston. The weather especially. We can't take the summer heat well any more. Nobody can take the rain...





Ever since I retired, we've looked at different places to live. For the first few years we checked countries in Latin America. According to many magazines, we could live like kings on our puny retirement income.

Magazines lie. Aside from the cultural shock, it still costs a lot to live anywhere, regardless of the country.

I love Costa Rica. I think it would be lovely to live there. A few decades ago it even would have been inexpensive.

So scratch off foreign places.

We looked at all the "good" places retirees move to. Tennessee had some nice bargains, but we don't know many people in Tennessee.

Some of our children and one grandson live in Colorado. Talk about expensive!

I moved to Houston from Michigan almost forty years ago. I accepted my surroundings, but I yearned to return. It's not exactly tax-friendly to retirees, but there&…