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"I can't imagine anyone living in California on such a retirement -- but maybe it's possible. Much easier in Alabama. :o)"

Hi AM,

Funny you should mention California ;-) I live in Silicon Valley... My largest gas & electric bill this winter was $112, doesn't get cold enough to kill me even if I left the heater off and I don't require air conditioning to make it through the summer, I have ceiling fans so G & A runs around $70 in the summer... Most costs outside of housing aren't all that bad.

All the best to you,

Ken("As Tim McGraw sings, "I hope you get the chance to live like you were dying.")
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