where a daughter and two young grandchildren live (and depend on us heavily to get by for now). We live basically on my pension and spend our meager salaries (investing a bit now and then) on daily small extras, like stuff you get at Trader Joes or dinner out now and then. Have a very limited social circle here since daughter and kids take up all of my wife's time and most of mine, but we see lots of little league baseball games! I am a personal trainer at a retirement center and enjoy helping seniors improve the quality of their lives. Have lost a big chunk of our assets in the market in the last year or so, and thank god for that defined benefit pension plan! Hopefully, medicare will relieve some of that potential deal-breaker in a year or two for us.
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Welcome from East Mesa, AZ. Hope you enjoy the forum- and that famous AZ sunshine- do we need to point out to the tundra-dwellers in the North that it's starting to get warm down here...already had a few temps over 90, will be into triple digits any day now- and will stay there for ~6 months...
I took a look at your profile and am impressed by the transition you've already made, with lots of activities and absorbing hobbies. I've been reading the posts here for a couple of years, there are a lot of interesting people here. Sometimes I think it would be very interesting to run a sociogram.
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Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: East Nowhere, 43N Latitude, NY
My mom lived in Scottsdale for 3 years, but that was many years ago. I have been to the Phoenix area several times. I would imagine it is much more developed than it was in 1981.
Please say hello to Camelback Mt for me.
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