Why don’t you just move to California?

I get asked this … a lot.

It seems like a no-brainer, doesn’t it? Chris has a good job there, after all. Lovely weather year-round. Near the ocean. Laid-back lifestyle. Lots of jobs for IT and tech types. And wine country! Let’s not forget about that. I must be INSANE not to want to move the family there. Right?

map of Silcon Valley

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Crazy talk

It’s official. A studio apartment in San Carlos, CA costs more per month than our 2300 sq. ft. house on 7/10 of an acre on a private golf course in Pittsford. Crazy talk.

How are you doing?

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We are settling in. We are missing one another. Allison and Lindsay are doing fine but they miss their Dad in subtle and not-so-subtle ways.

“Daddy and I were stuck like glue,” Allison cried yesterday. “Now I am stuck with you.”

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