Originally Posted by wannafish
Is Purgatory a real place?
Yeah, the OP kinda confused me too. Purgatory is a real place.....in southern Colorado. It's a ski area just north of Durango, and I know people that work the slopes that say they live in "Purgatory." When the OP said they're leaving the south for Grand Junction, I immediately thought they wanted to leave southern Colorado. But then the mention of heat and muddy waters steered me straight.
To Racine.....hope you plan on staying in CO. I moved here (albeit through New Mexico for three years) from Atlanta in 1992 and have yet to leave.