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Subject:Re: Seattle or Bust From:John Wilcox <jwilcox -at- tcsi -dot- com> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com Date:Wed, 21 Jun 2000 09:37:48 -0700
> NW Techwriters:
> Has anyone recently moved to Seattle from the Midwest
> or experienced similar culture shock lately?
> I'll be checking out rental housing and schools and
> neighborhoods and museums and such.
> Where do I begin? Are there any suburbs between
> Seattle and Redmond that are still affordable? What
> about the culture? Are single parents expected to
> refrain from having eye contact with the civilians out
Yes, and you have to wear a scarlet S on your overcoat. Actually, I don't think
I would even have a chance of being wrong if I assumed that the Seattle-Redmond
area is far more liberal than anywhere in the midwest. Not being a single
parent myself, and being a homeschooler, I'm unable to help on those issues, but
I would think that the Microsoft HR department ought to be able to point you to
some resources. Good luck, and welcome to the land of milk and honey. Well,
lattes and microbrews, anyway.
John Wilcox - Senior Technical Writer, TCSI, Bothell, Washington
Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from
giving us worthy evidence of the fact. -- George Eliot