Wanting to move back to Florida, now.

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  1. DeraldR

    DeraldR

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    Do what makes you happy.

    Even if you decide to move tomorrow, realistically, that won't happen. it will take some time , and it won't happen overnight. You will always have second thoughts, so be prepared for those voices that will try to talk you out of your decision.
     
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  2. skyfall

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    Example: I really love San Francisco and really want to move there. I just cannot do the politics, too many homeless and the cost continues to go up. It is just not the same now compared to 3-4 years ago. I like Florida, especially around Naples. Then again the cost of living is too much for what I want. Cost of living is something to really consider.
     
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  3. Desert Kraut

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    Wait for a while. Your perspective might change after you have finished the grieving process. A year or more, if necessary, is not that much time to make a life changing decision. Sorry for your loss.
     
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  4. Bradd D

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    I do miss Georgia in that regard.
     
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    I am not one to give advice, nor should it be taken from me, but it sounds like you have a plan already.

    *thumbs up*
     
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  6. ibewshooter

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    Please do not come to Florida, we are full-up.
     
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  7. NMG26

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    Florida seems like a perfect place to land a fed job with you skills and resume
     
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    Move! Life is too short!
     
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    Well, that is mighty neighborly of you.
     
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  10. lazarus66

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    I'm pretty sure the Navy can find a place for a good ET in Florida. Or the Air Force. Heading that way myself in a few years.
     
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  11. Paul53

    Paul53 You local friendly Skynet dealer

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    Follow your heart. We never know how much the good lord will tolerate before calling us back. Don't have any regrets when that day comes.
     
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    I don't think a guy should change plans or aspirations for a woman. They come and go, based on what they want out of life. You should do the same.

    Moreover, an older man that is free of "liabilities" is an asset in the dating community. There are 50 women, looking for a second chance at life, for every man in your age group.

    Don't make any decisions based on the fear of being lonely.

    V.
     
  13. papershoot

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    There are federal jobs in Florida that would get you close, even if is not Florida's north or central east coast. Both of my daughters work for the Army on the Redstone Arsenal here. Dad had a few buddies who worked civil service at Eglin, AFB, near Fort Walton Beach, after retiring from the Air Force. If you take your time looking and getting things settled at your current location, you could be moving next year.
     
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    willie_pete NRA Life Member

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    Any chance of getting transferred to FL ? When I worked for .gov in WV, a job came open in Daytona; I jumped on it. Worked the new job while I built my house.
    Once everything was ready I retired.

    .gov even paid me to move.

    :D
     
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  15. pizza_pablo

    pizza_pablo USN Retired

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    That is what many advise.
    The one year mark is 3 months from now.

    Oh, I'm coming! It's just a matter of when

    Hopefully!

    I knew I could count on the GT braintrust to advise and point out things I hadn't thought of! This place is awesome! Thank you, too all!

    I should have made this a poll!
    I'll have to tally the old fashioned way.
     
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  16. IamtheNRA

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    Sorry to hear about your wife. Cancer sucks. Lost both my parents to lung cancer and one of my best friends to brain cancer.

    If you want to move to Florida, then come on down! Winter is coming!
     
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    If you want to move to Florida move to Florida if you're looking for love Florida is the manufacturing plant and distribution center of single women over 55.
     
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    pizza_pablo USN Retired

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    I'M CONVINCED!
     
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    Condolences for your loss, move to Florida and maybe look into getting some grief counseling, even if you don’t think you need it, consider it preventive maintenance.
     
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  20. 9jeeps

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    If my wife passes, I'll be out of here inside of two months. WA state is a beautiful place, no doubt. But I've lived in other beautiful places.
     
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