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Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by peggym, Aug 19, 2009.
us locals kinds skip the fair . Yeah I forgot to add NYC is 2 to 2.5 hours depending on traffic.
I travel all over NY for my job and I would advise being close to the train station in Renssalear right across the river from Albany. Sure is a lot easier to take the train to NYC. I here it is rural and nice east of Troy. Easy commute to Albany and closer to CT.
I live outside of Middleburgh in Schoharie County (up on a hill) and the last place you want to live is down in the valley where you get flooded out every couple of years. Irene pretty much destroyed Middleburgh and Schoharie. Check on flooding, high wind areas, bad winter roads, and crappy water (I have sulpher and iron) before you jump in.
Good luck, Rancher!
I crochet, but my granny squares are boring. I have a bunch of new square patterns on Pinterest, though. Once I go to night shift I'll have my days free (and every other week free) to take up crocheting and knitting again.
Heres a link to the site for you to browse
Country Boy - Pretty Boys ..can wait to see how baby colors out
One of those chicken farms was my neighbor. It got washed away during a flood in the late forties. One of the others was 1/2 mile away.
I'm familiar with Voorheesville, we moved here from Latham so we were neighbors! I think the idea is to find a centralized location between the three cities and be about an hour to an hour and half from them. With the exception of NYC. That one may be the furthest away. Idk, this may be a toughy...
CT = Connecticut, it's where we are originally from. I said I would never leave now I'm saying I never wanna go back! LOL
what town did you grow up in? One building is still standing 1/2 mile from me. The other one that was that close collapsed when I was really young. The others are just foundations now.
Lynzi, there is wonderful land in the sort of SE area of NY. Of course, land here is priced better, but it sounds like your husband is a talented guy who is climbing the ladder, and may have to be mobile. I have roots in the Peekskille area, and my grandparents lived near Poughkeepsie, and I've driven to SW CT since the 60s. I am sure there are lots possibilities out there for you, the land is beautiful. And the folks on the other NY thread seem wonderful. They refer to those who live north of NYC as being Upstate, though, so they talk funny. Pawling, Pleasant Valley, Brewster, Middleburg, Goshen, that whole area near West Point. . .Or you could look over the border into CT. Maybe check which would be more advantageous tax wise. I know my parents had to pay CT income tax and since my dad worked in NYC, they had to pay those taxes too. When he worked out of the office like in Milwaukee they could not pay taxes for those days. All very confusing to me, but might be relevant in your situation.
On the other thread, One woman has a beautiful home she must move from, to TX! Good luck, and keep us posted! You will do what is best for your family, and in each stage you can create a menagerie that will suit you and that situation. You won't have to be stuck in a situation that is not what you want for the rest of time. Like bad soil or too dry, bad terrain...you will have opportunities for change.