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Safe as Houses - Derek Powazek (fraying) thoughts on leaving San Francisco Bay Area for Portland

Stashed in: Founders, 106 Miles, Silicon Valley!, Money!, San Francisco!, Oregon!, Homeless, San Fran, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Real Estate, Bay Area Housing

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Derek Powazek aka fraying is a great designer:

He begged, borrowed, and scraped to buy a shack in San Francisco in 2007

After years of frustration with the cost of living and with the people in the SF Tech scene, he's selling that shack for twice as much in 2014 so he can live a good life in Portland:

His story informs the exodus of many good, talented people from the Bay Area.

People don’t like talking about money. I understand that. Money runs our lives in a way that nothing else does.

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