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MICHIGAN people.....please send info!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by HarlansHollowFarms, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. HarlansHollowFarms

    HarlansHollowFarms bana-bhuidseach anns gára

    Jan 16, 2009
    Dh is considering accepting a job in Grand Rapids. We have never been there and would like some info on housing prices, countryside scenery, cost of living prices. water quality....and of course pic!
    We know it snows....that is not a problem since we will be moving from Montana.

    PICS PLEASE!
     
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2010
  2. Hillbilly Hen

    Hillbilly Hen Overrun With Chickens

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  3. Hillbilly Hen

    Hillbilly Hen Overrun With Chickens

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    I forgot to mention if you click on interactive and then photo gallery then you can see some photos of West Mi.
     
  4. HarlansHollowFarms

    HarlansHollowFarms bana-bhuidseach anns gára

    Jan 16, 2009
    Thanks I am checking it out!

    ok, it is warmer there then here....... packing my bags

    Beautiful fall colors!
     
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2010
  5. Hillbilly Hen

    Hillbilly Hen Overrun With Chickens

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    So far our lowest temps this winter has been -5. Last year it was worse. I hear that this summer might get pretty warm since last summer was cold. Like they say though, if you don't like the weather in Michigan, wait five minutes, it will change. Fall is my favorite time of the year. Love the colors, it just doesn't last long enough.
     
  6. HarlansHollowFarms

    HarlansHollowFarms bana-bhuidseach anns gára

    Jan 16, 2009
    Quote:Our lowest temp so far has been -30F with the windchill of -48F, not as bad as last year ....yet! We have really lucked out this year, the wind has not been as bad as normanl.....now that I have said that, this next storm this weekend will have winds from hell!
     
  7. Hillbilly Hen

    Hillbilly Hen Overrun With Chickens

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    We are supposed to get near 40 and rain. I think it got as low as -28 last year. It doesn't normally get thet cold though.
     
  8. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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  9. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    My take on Michigan as a former Ohioian:
    the crime rate is high(in Ohio too)
    they have a lousy football team
    just like Ohio they depend a lot on the Automobil/steel industry which is awful at best
    you couldnt pay me enough to live in either state ever again
     
  10. HarlansHollowFarms

    HarlansHollowFarms bana-bhuidseach anns gára

    Jan 16, 2009
    Quote:And you couldn't pay me enough to live in Kansas!
    Beauty and functionality are in the eye of the beholder.
     

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