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    Greetings from Jacksonville, FL

    Hi, everyone, I'd thought I'd just breifly introduce myself to everyone on the forum. I'm a 26 year old project manager for Powers Design, Inc, an upscale architecture, planning, and landscape design firm in Ponte Verda Beach, FL. I go by the name Lakelander, because that was the city were I was working when I registered with the site, as well as the county (Polk) were I grew up in. I relocated to Jacksonville, FL back in November 03. I've been a member here for a while, but I don't post too often.

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    Welcome back.

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    Welcome back, lakelander, from the Hoosier State. Got more time to slack, now?
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    Good to see you back. We'll give you a holler if Richmond Jake relocates to FL and we schedule a lae-fest.

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    welcome back!

    I liked your pics you have posted in the past.
    I'm sorry. Is my bias showing?

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    Welcome from the inland northwest.



    Quote Originally posted by Zoning Goddess
    Good to see you back. We'll give you a holler if Richmond Jake relocates to FL and we schedule a lae-fest.
    I'm all over it!!!!
    Annoyingly insensitive

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    Welcome from waaaay up north, the mitten state to be exact.

    Quote Originally posted by lakelander
    an upscale architecture, planning, and landscape design firm
    Just wondering what makes your firm "upscale"?

    Glad you got back into the loop after your move from Polk to Jacksonville.

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    welcome back
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    Welcome. If you can call yourself "project manager" at 26, you're doing something right.

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    Thanks, for the comments everyone!

    originally posted by Gedunker
    Welcome back, lakelander, from the Hoosier State. Got more time to slack, now?
    Not, really, but I'm trying to make a little time, since there's a lot of good information flowing on these forums.

    originally posted by Zoning Goddess
    Good to see you back. We'll give you a holler if Richmond Jake relocates to FL and we schedule a lae-fest.
    I'll keep that in mind, Zoning Goddess & RichmondJake.

    originally posted by mendelman
    I liked your pics you have posted in the past.
    I'll post more as time goes on. I plan to do a lot of traveling this year. There's also a lot of new things going on in Jax that should improve the city's quality of life.

    originally posted by plannerbyday
    Just wondering what makes your firm "upscale"?

    Glad you got back into the loop after your move from Polk to Jacksonville.
    Its not really upscale, the firm's workload is just oriented towards the well-to-do wealthy friends of our owner and their high-priced waterfront developments and resorts.

    originally posted by SeaBishop
    Welcome. If you can call yourself "project manager" at 26, you're doing something right.
    Maybe, I just got thrown into the fire quickly.....you either sink or swim, but that's how I like it.

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    Quote Originally posted by Zoning Goddess
    Good to see you back. We'll give you a holler if Richmond Jake relocates to FL and we schedule a lae-fest.
    Just wait until June so I can go too. That would be perfect come to think of it since you and SC should come up to Jax for someone's b-day!!


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    Welcome! I recognize your name.

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    welcome back and strive for slackdom
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    Welcome again

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    Hello and welcome from another Lakelander - Lake Macquarie, Australia.

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    thanks for the warm greetings everyone

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    Hi there, welcome.

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    Quote Originally posted by lakelander
    I go by the name Lakelander, because that was the city were I was working when I registered with the site, as well as the county (Polk) were I grew up in.
    Would that be the Imperial Polk County?! I just learned the other day how it got this adj as part of the official name. Do you know?

    And of course welcome, from a fellow florida resident.

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    Welcome back lakelander!

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    thanks, everyone!

    originally posted by H
    Would that be the Imperial Polk County?! I just learned the other day how it got this adj as part of the official name. Do you know?

    And of course welcome, from a fellow florida resident.
    Yep, some still call it Imperial Polk County. It earned that name back during the 1920's because it had the most paved or "modern" roads in Florida during that era.

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