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We lived in Buffalo in the with all the hard times you mentioned...Buffalo was a steel city and a car city. The steel plants closed and so did the auto plants, most of them. So many people lost their jobs. Things never got better, Buffalo is a dying city and even though we were both natives, we got the hell outa there and came to Arizona, a growing state where the subject at the dinner table is not who is in danger of losing their jobs. It was the best thing we ever did, while not easy, the best thing. Good luck in making your decision.


My best friend had a Chevy Chevette! Her brakes gave out once when the car finally died it's horrible death, and we had to pull the e-brake and scream for our lives, hoping we did not careen into traffic!

Hope all gets better for you all there. I wish i could say come to CA, but it is so fucking expensive here!

Beth Miller

MICHIGAN is so dying and I blame most of it on Jenny Granholm, the woman who doesn't even know what state she is governor of. And why is a Canadian, even though she is now a citizen, a governor--couldn't accept that fact in California either.

There is nothing that anyone can do to save this state and as far as I am concerned----I will be heading south this summer and NOT LOOKING BACK. I have been in Michigan long enough.


I was beginning to rethink my life here as well, but last year we moved up north and bought a new house. Our first year here has been a hard one, I won't deny that, but Michigan is in my blood and I can't imagine life anywhere else. So the news in the included article was very welcoming news for me to read...

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