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Old 03-03-2012, 06:19 PM   #1
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Checked out and hope to never return.

Since MichaelB suggested I come over here and introduce myself, let me begin with a warm hello to all.

I fired at 58, but not because I had accumulated a staggering amount of wealth.
The truth is I retired because remaining in the workplace would have led to permanent insanity. I'm still insane, but at least I'm happy.

I'm looking forward to learning from the accumulated experience, strength and hope of all those here.

See ya later,

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Old 03-03-2012, 06:52 PM   #2
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Welcome to the Early Retirement Forum, Steve, and Congratulations on taking that big step into retirement.
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Welcome aboard Steven, this is a good, knowledgeable group. You have a lot to look forward to in this next chapter in your life...
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Old 03-03-2012, 10:58 PM   #4
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Old 03-04-2012, 01:35 PM   #9
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Still insane but happy sounds INSANELY HAPPY to me ! Congratulations and welcome.
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Thank you all for the warm welcome. I have a feeling I will be learning a great deal from everyone here.

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The learning here usually goes in both directions as all sorts of topics (areas of expertise) come up...
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