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It finally happened.

My mother asked me if I was considering a move back to Texas.

In the 16 years I've been away from here, she's never asked me that.

My brother and all of my friends have wanted me back for years. But she's never said those words to me. So I now have to consider it.

There are pros and cons to such a move. For one, I'd be starting back over in Texas at an age when most people are tightening up and securing their future situations. Since I'm single, it really doesn't matter where I am. And I'm able to do the writing job from anywhere. That's the only reason she'd ask me something like that. I wouldn't be in Dallas -- I'd move to Austin because I can do my second job from there.

So what's holding me in New York City? Not really sure. It's not like I have a boyfriend who matters to me right now. There's no point in staying in an attempt to make New Boo want me, and Tinderfella and his childbearing hips can't keep me captivated right now.

I'm thinking...

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