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Jan 28, 2022Liked by Ilana Wiles

Ilana, I think I would jump on a plane for a MommyShorts girls weekend somewhere! You could host them in different places for women to fly to for a make-new-friends girls weekend somewhere new. And those subscribers who live in that city can curate the itinerary!

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I love this idea! Where do you live?

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Jan 29, 2022Liked by Ilana Wiles

I live on the Gold Coast in Australia. An Australian MommyShorts adventure? Or I’d go to NYC again in a flash!

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I’m in Canberra, Australia so we’ve got beaches and the nation’s capital covered 😂

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Adelaide, South Australia 🇦🇺

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Adelaide, South Australia too. Come on down to Australia Ilana!

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This is a great idea! And we could get a huge group rate!

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Jan 29, 2022Liked by Ilana Wiles

I am soooo down for a shorties weekend!

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Wait, is Shorties our official name? I like it. :)

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YES YES YES! 🙏🏻 Miss you so!

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Jan 28, 2022Liked by Ilana Wiles

This is another Lucy ;-) xxx Miss you too!

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🤣🤣🤣

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I love this idea, too!!!

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This would be awesome!

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Same!!

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NYC!!!!!

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If you comment here- tell me what part. Tribeca for me.

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Jan 28, 2022Liked by Ilana Wiles

Tribeca and have we got any British ex-pats?!

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Jan 29, 2022·edited Jan 29, 2022Liked by Ilana Wiles

NYC, Battery Park since 2014, but born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Bayside, Queens

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My parents are in Douglaston!

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Same!

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:) enjoy the snow day!

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Brooklyn!

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Yay, Park Slope, Brooklyn here!

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South Slope/Greenwood Heights

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South Slope here!

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Also Park Slope!

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Brooklyn Cobble Hill

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Boerum Hill - Brooklyn

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Also Brooklyn, Fort Greene/Downtown Brooklyn! Kids go to school on the LES, though.

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I'm also in FG

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Same

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Gowanus, Brooklyn

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Also Brooklyn, Carroll Gardens/Boerum Hill!

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Kew Garden Hills, Queens

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Kew Gardens! Just across Queens Blvd from you!

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Forest Hills, Queens.

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Same! 🙌🏼

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I’m also in Forest Hills! Can I add you on Facebook?

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Just down Austin Street from you, I’m in Kew Gardens!

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Ozone Park

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South Slope/Windsor Terrace

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Upper manhattan/ Washington heights, anyone?

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Upper UWS here!

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UWS

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UWS! I'm 25 and childless but I'n a great babysitter!! :)

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Same !

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UWS too!

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UWS as well!

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Riverdale (Bronx)!

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I’m in Riverdale too

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Also in the Bronx

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UWS

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Hudson Square (between Tribeca and The West Village)

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Columbus circle!

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Queens! (Jackson Heights)

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I'm in Jackson Heights too! (Also is this Natalie, Norah's Mom??!!)

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haha, yep!!

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I’m from Jackson Heights also. Hello neighbor!

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Hi! Also in Jackson Heights :)

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Also Queens, but Kew Gardens!

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Queens!

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Also Queens, but Floral Park

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So I technically don't live in NYC anymore, but we still have a place in Brooklyn (Brooklyn Heights to be specific), and my family is there, so I come in often (more so pre-pandemic). Will comment elsewhere with my regular location.

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Upper East Side, NYC

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Noho/ Village

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Upper East Side

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Upper east side too!

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NYC! UWS after 10 or so years in Chelsea

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Uws!

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Carroll Gardens Bk

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Jan 28, 2022Liked by Ilana Wiles

Wellington, New Zealand 😎 But my ♥️ is in New York!

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I’m in Wellington too!

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Jan 28, 2022Liked by Ilana Wiles

I love how quickly this took off! I hope it’s indicative of interest.

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Thanks for inspiring the thread!

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I know, the comments are moving so quickly!!

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Hi from Montevideo, Uruguay, a small country between Brasil and Argentina.

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Yo soy de Pilar, cerca de Buenos Aires, Argentina. En el 2011 conocí a Ilana cuando vino a grabar un comercial a Buenos Aires, that was cool!

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San Juan, Argentina

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También soy de Montevideo! Pero llevo 19 años en 🇺🇸

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My mom is from Ecuador. ❤

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My mom is too <3

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Hola Elisa! Soy Maria Paula de Bogotá, Colombia. It’s nice to see a fellow South American in the community.

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Bay Area, CA

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Bay Area - San Jose, Ca. Interested in a meet up!

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San Jose!

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Sunnyvale

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San Jose!!

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San Jose!

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Former San Josean (born and raised but now we live on the Central Coast near SLO)

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Hey!!! Los Gatos!

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Bay Area - Antioch, CA

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I’m in Brentwood!

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Bay Area - Lafayette

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Hey I am in Moraga!

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I didn't think I'd see another Lafayette.. :-)

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Bay Area (Belmont), CA

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Oakland (we moved here 8 months ago from Connecticut) so I’m still learning the Bay Area.

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Jan 30, 2022·edited Jan 30, 2022

Also newish here (pre Covid)

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We are moving that direction this summer. Any recommendations for great neighbors for three kids where mom can walk to awesome coffee??

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East Bay Area: Berkeley, CA!

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also Berkeley!

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Jan 30, 2022·edited Jan 30, 2022

Piedmont, CA. Right next door.

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I’m a stone’s throw away from Piedmont. Not too far from the Montclair area.

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Marin County is amazing. I lived in Tiburon within a 5 minute walk to a grocery store, Peet’s Coffee and other little shops. Mill Valley was great too, but depending on where you live it can be colder and far from things. Go explore and get a feel for what areas you like.

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Mill Valley in Marin County!

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Danville, San Ramon or Pleasanton

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San Carlos, ca (Bay Area)

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There are a couple locals in another thread in Belmont, Palo Alto and Redwood Shores!

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Bay Area (Redwood Shores), CA

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Redwood City, CA here!

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San Bruno, Ca (Peninsula)

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East Bay! Tri-Valley ❤️

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I’m in San Ramon!

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Dublin, CA! Hi 👋 neighbors!

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Pleasanton, CA!

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I live in Colorado, but my family is spending the summer in the Bay Area, if there are any summer meet-ups I’d love to join!

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Hi Robin, fairly certain you teach both my kids. We’re that one Scottish family at the school!

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Hi Lorna! Thanks for making the connection! Being new in a year with masks and limited parents in the building has been hard for me to feel connected yet, so I especially appreciate this!

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I completely understand. I have one in Angie’s class and one in Rebecca’s who are both “yours” (but extremely low maintenance, thankfully!) I’m in Rebecca’s class every Friday 12-12.30 so feel free to say hi!

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That’s awesome, will do!

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Pacifica

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I'm in South City

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Bay Area! (Walnut Creek ish)!!

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Bay Area- Vacaville

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Santa Cruz!

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Santa Cruz here :)

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Santa Cruz!

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Same here! Aptos, specifically. I grew up here, moved to the DC area for a decade and just moved back to start a family near family, our son is eight months old.

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I live in SF now, but my husband and I are UCSC graduates. ❤️

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South Bay!!

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South Bay as well, near San Jose.

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North East SJ (Berryessa)

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Me too!

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San Jose here too! So now what do we do lol

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Half Moon Bay. Would love join a meet up!

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Any interest in gathering - East Bay peeps?

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Yep!

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Belfast, Northern Ireland

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My favorite city ever.

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Orange County, CA

(more specifically Mission Viejo)

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Finally, some locals! Costa Mesa, CA🤘

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Costa Mesa as well 🙋🏻‍♀️

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Costa Mesa too!

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I’m in Rancho Mission Viejo. Yay! I found it!

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San Juan cap

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I’m in San Clemente

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Laguna Niguel, CA

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Aliso Viejo, CA

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Me too!

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Awesome!

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Placentia, CA, not too far away

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Mission Viejo! Me, too! 👋🏻👋🏻👋🏻

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I lived in OC for 9 years- Laguna Niguel, Huntington Beach, Lake Forest- and have been back in upstate NY for a decade now. Sooo Miss the beautiful weather and amazing food!

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Irvine, CA

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We lived in Irvine for over 14 years before moving to AZ. I miss the food!!

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Ladera Ranch here!!

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Yay! Rossmoor, CA

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Hooray! I live in the city of Orange

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I live in Anaheim Hills!

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I’m in Orange too!

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Me too!

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Des Moines, IA

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Jan 29, 2022Liked by Ilana Wiles

So excited to see you all on here! I live in Urbandale if any of you want to meet for a coffee or a drink I always enjoy meeting new people (no MLM or sales of any kind 😂. After I wrote that I felt like it sounded like I was trying to sell something).

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Also Urbandale, didn’t expect many from Iowa

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West Des Moines!

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Same!

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I was wondering if I’d end up the first… that was a long way to scroll to find all of you! I’m in Ankeny.

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Right I didn’t know if I would find any other Iowa folks

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I’m originally from Dubuque Iowa! Live in Saint Paul, Minnesota now.

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We moved here from savage, MN last year but live in Ames now

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I moved from savage last year too! I'm in West Bloomington now

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Just moved to Des Moines from Iowa City!!

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We are in Ames!

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Des Moines, IA! (Altoona)

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Hi Everyone! With Ilana's permission I made the FB group "Shorties of DSM" I've never made a group before so I am not 100% I did it correctly, but if you are interested in meeting up or just having a local group to chat please join! Ilana said the only rule was if we meet up we have to send her a picture :)

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I searched for the group and don't see it. Is it set to hidden?

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Unfortunately I couldn't figure out how to make the FB group work 😅

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I made a Facebook group for us. It should be searchable (but private.) Here's the direct link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/900095691367303

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Bettendorf, Iowa! Lived in Ankeny too!

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Accra, Ghana

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Ete sen! I did a study abroad in Accra!

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Rome, Italy

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Nashville, TN! (Well, technically Madison but it's juuuuust north and east of Nashville proper.)

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Hi! Born and raised in Nashville, but now I live on the UWS of Manhattan. Love that there are Nashville peeps :)

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Nashville TN also!

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I’ll also claim Nashville, but technically Murfreesboro! 20 miles east of Nash.

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I’m in Franklin, TN!

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My brother is in Franklin!

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Nashville area here as well (Mt. Juliet).

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Jan 29, 2022·edited Jan 29, 2022

Nashville proper, also!

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Nashville, TN 12 South area

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Love that area!!!

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Nashville area! (Spring Hill!)

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I am in Spring Hill too!

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Nashville here too!

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Middle Tennessee! I’m in Franklin.

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I would go to Nashville!!!

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Salem, MA

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Hingham, MA!

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Hey south shore neighbor! I’m in Duxbury.

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Duxbury also!

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South Shore too!

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I'm nearby in Lynnfield.

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I’m right next door in N. Reading

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I’m in Reading and work in Salem!

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Woburn/Peabody!

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Dedham, MA here

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Jan 29, 2022·edited Jan 29, 2022

Salem, MA as well 🙂

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Marblehead, MA!

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Wellesley, MA

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