This question is directed at anyone who lives somewhere. So as not to discriminate, those who do not live somewhere, but perhaps live somewhen instead, are also invited to participate, but only if they can explain how that works.
It's pretty open-ended really, but a few things to consider:
Even if you frequently move, or do not live most of any given year at a fixed address, I'm still looking for the same basic things: what keeps you in a state of moving around so much?
N.B. Don't feel obligated to answer those subquestions I asked. Photos, words, videos... whatever; answer however you damn well please. I'm mostly just curious about where other TA members are coming from, figuratively and literaly.
No, I live in a small midwestern town. My state happens to be part of the Bible Belt, so most around here are pretty religious. So, they are not open to my views.
It doesn't really bother me, because I don't expect anything different. I've lived here all my life, I know how this place works. I just grew up with it this way. But, it bothers me that it isn't something just confined to my state.
I'm too poor to move, I'm disabled (chronic illness makes it difficult, if not impossible to travel), my family is here, and the town itself is usually pretty darn safe from violent criminal activity, and we're usually sheltered from much of the violent weather that sometimes plagues other parts of the state.
I've heard a lot of great things about Vancouver. I was considering going there for school. It sounds like the urban version of the suburb I live in in Toronto!
I live in a very small country in Europe, Belgium. I live in one of it's biggest city's. It's very multicultural. I live in the heart of the city, so it's always busy around here. There is always something you do, at any time of the day of night. That is also why I moved here, to be less noticed. I grew up in a very small town as a member of a very small maroccan families. So everyone knows everyone. That means no privacy. That's why I moved.
I would never move from here, even if I could. I love this city.
The museum of modern arts is around the corner and there is a lot of cool restaurants around here to.
As for religion, most belgians are catholic, but a lot of them don't practice it. The catholic church got a huge dent in their reputation because of all the pedofilecases coming out this year, so a lot of people turn on the church, but most people still believe in God.