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The Villages, FL
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Date: 8/14/13 5:32 PM

Hi - anyone live in The Villages FL? Thinking of moving there & would like to hear what you think. My husband is going to visit soon so would be glad to get any feedback. Thanks.
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Date: 8/14/13 7:14 PM

What larger city is near The Villages?
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Date: 8/14/13 8:52 PM

It's about 60 miles north of Orlando & about 30 miles south of Ocala. It's ironic that you replied since I'm in WA state also.
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Date: 8/15/13 8:57 AM

I do not live in The Villages but know many who have visited. It is a very social community. It is a city within itself ..where everyone rides around in golf carts. Those who do live there love it! Again, very social. Parties galore. I live in Naples, FL. and love it here except for the fact I am limited in what I sew because of the warm weather. That's not a complaint..I just miss sewing with fall fabrics.
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Date: 8/15/13 9:11 AM

My in-laws looked at getting a place there. They didn't like the reception from the agent there, so they ended up at a Del Webb community nearby called Stone Creek. If you travel down there, check them out as well.
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Date: 8/15/13 9:26 AM

How does this question have anything to do with patterns and notions?
Shouldn't it be moved to miscellaneous?

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Subject: Topic moved Date: 8/15/13 10:46 AM

This topic has been moved from Patterns and Notions to Miscellaneous

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Date: 8/15/13 11:29 AM

Maybe the original poster had a "notion" to move?
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Date: 8/15/13 11:35 AM

Ah hon! It's an honest mistake.

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Date: 8/15/13 12:04 PM

Is that a retirement community? Do you live in one now?

Mine is just a general comment about retirement communities. My in-laws moved to such a community in the mid-90s, different state, different developer. They were miserable. Once the initial enthusiasm about golf carts had worn off, they missed having younger people around who didn't discuss their illnesses on a daily basis. They missed the laughter and noise of children and school buses. After my FIL died after only a couple of years, my MIL became very lonely. Nobody wanted to socialize with her anymore because nobody liked to be reminded of death. She moved to a "regular" neighborhood again.

I am sorry if this is not the feedback you're looking for.

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