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Author Topic: 3,000 miles to Portland, Oregon...  (Read 1250 times)

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Offline ChaplinGuy

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3,000 miles to Portland, Oregon...
« on: January 04, 2007, 12:56:20 PM »

Horay! Free at last, free at last. So long Washington, D.C. I am moving to Portland, Oregon - my hometown - in March. Hope to meet any of you Oregonians when I hit town. Excited for this new adventure.

Happy new year all.

Offline Cliff

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Re: 3,000 miles to Portland, Oregon...
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2007, 03:49:07 PM »
Good luck with your move!  Happy new year to you as well.

Offline ACinKC

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Re: 3,000 miles to Portland, Oregon...
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2007, 03:53:29 PM »
For god sakes Chaplin at least DRIVE there... DONT RUN IT! :o
LIFE is not a race to the grave with the intention of arriving safely
in a pretty and well-preserved body, but, rather to skid in broadside,
thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming--WOW! WHAT A
RIDE!!!

Offline jack

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Re: 3,000 miles to Portland, Oregon...
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2007, 04:48:05 PM »
portland is a great city. maybe the most beautiful place in US. The city has a little funk,only an hour from the most beautiful beach on earth,three hours from Bend. Where else can you look out your window and see Mt hood,the Columbia river and mt.st Helen's? Its the fucking 15% state income tax that kills me.

Offline Longislander

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Re: 3,000 miles to Portland, Oregon...
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2007, 06:50:13 PM »
I hope nothing but health, happiness, and a great life await you there!
infected 10/05 diagnosed 12-05
2/06   379/57000                    6/07 372/30500 25%   4/09 640/U/32% 
5/06   ?? /37000                     8/07 491/55000/24%    9/09 913/U/39%
8/06   349/9500 25%              11/07 515/68000/24     2/10 845/U/38%
9/06   507/16,000 30% !          2/08  516/116k/22%    7/10 906/80/39%
12/06 398/29000 26%             Start Atripla 3/08
3/07   402/80,000 29%            4/08  485/undet!/27
4/07   507/35,000 25%            7/08 625/UD/34%
                                                 11/08 684/U/36%

Offline Gary85741

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Re: 3,000 miles to Portland, Oregon...
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2007, 08:02:50 AM »

     I lived in Portland 1990-1997.  Yes it's a scenic area.  But as Jack mentioned...the income tax is a killer.  In fact housing costs are through the roof (no pun intended.)  I don't know why it costs so much to live there...rents are terribly high.
     One other thing...unless it's changed...Oregon's ADAP has a waiting list.  So if anyone relies on ADAP...bypass Oregon.  Seems odd with such a high income tax that they can't adequately fund ADAP.

Gary
Poz since '89. 
Current regimen: Rescriptor, Emtriva, Kaletra, Invirase, Acyclovir, Lisinopril, Lipitor, Prilosec, Valium, Testim, Nandrolone, Loperamidr, Marinol.

 


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