Where do you live? What is your favorite thing and your least favorite thing about living there?
I live in Minnesota in a suburb of Minneapolis/St. Paul.
My favorite thing about where I live is that I love MN and the 4 seasons we get. Our winters can be bitterly cold, and our summers horribly hot and humid, but those seasons result is a population of people who all love to both snow ski and water ski. And our springs and falls are incredible! I love love that I live so close to a major city where there are ALWAYS things to do and a ton of resources, but that my neighborhood is quiet and safe. It's the best of both worlds!
My least favorite thing about living where I live is the school district. The schools are very good, but it's the second largest district in the state, and the district has made national news recently about the large number of suicides and the school board's conservative policies that make it almost impossible for kids who are gay, transgender, or confused get help or protection from bullying. I'm generally a conservative, but I'm all for protecting our children, no matter their sexual preference or perceived preference. Dammit - I wasn't going to go political here, but the local politics really piss me off. Oh yeah, we are the home of wonderful Michelle Bachmann... :puke: Sorry...
I live 30 minutes outside of Toronto. I love it. I'm close enough to the city that I can get there quickly, but far enough away that I don't deal with city drama all the time!
I live in a big city in Alberta! I really don't have one favourite thing about living here... I moved from a small town and it's sooo different that I really enjoy most aspects of it! The least favourite thing, though, would have to be that traffic that you can get stuck in at times AND the fact that the entire city is clueless when it comes to driving in snow! It literally paralyzes everyone. It gets quite ridiculous at times!
We're in the NW suburbs of Chicago, and it makes me nuts! I grew up in a little town down in central IL with only 700 people. But this is where DH was able to find a job after college, so I had to come along. It has good sides, great food and tons of stuff to do! But I miss the quiet of a small town, and actually knowing our neighbors and others in town.