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A Farewell to Fresno

A few weeks ago I made a decision that had been coming for a while. I am going to move to Albuquerque, New Mexico, this fall.

When I initially moved to California, I didn't expect to remain permanently. I just needed a place to land that wasn't the East Coast, and I planned to explore as much of the West as I could to determine where I might want to settle longer-term. And now it's happening! For my friends and readers who like to know what I'm up to and why, here's a Q&A.
Why did you choose Albuquerque? To begin with, my address will have two Q's, three U's, and an X in it. OK, that's not my main reason but it's a good one.

My biggest reasons for choosing this location are my physical and emotional health. I've noticed that I feel better, physically, in very dry climates and at high elevations. Albuquerque is in the high desert, a good seven thousand feet up. It's full of sunshine and surrounded by stunning scenery, which should help me…