Bend is absolutely beautiful. Surrounded by pine forests, beautiful scenery, great outdoors activities, lots of shopping, decent housing prices and so on.
If I could find a job there that pays anywhere near what I make here, I'd move there in a heart beat.
It was one of my favorite places to stop when I was running long haul.
"But it does me no injury for my neighbour to say there are twenty gods, or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg." - Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia, 1782
Arguing with a truck driver is like wrestling with a pig in mud, eventually you realize the pig enjoys it.