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post #29 of Old 05-16-2013
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Re: Where are the younger people?


I think that you are spot on with most younger people being career and/or family oriented. "Cruising" can/could/likely will put a damper on that. I think the difference with my wife and I and our willingness to give that up is two-fold, one being our rural upbringing, and two being our current career situations: Me being an engineer for a faceless corporation and not feeling like I'm really making much of an impact, and her being in higher education ("academics") where she SHOULD feel like she is making an impact (and does...on the students) but has to deal with ridiculous politics and general inertia that drives her nuts. As far as "family oriented," I don't think that cruising has to sacrifice that, see "Windtraveler" or "Anasazi racing" blogs for good examples of that..
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