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Old 04-08-2007, 01:00 PM   #1
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Another retirement expense...

Here's one more cost you might want to add to your list of retirement expenses...or not.

http://www.cnn.com/2007/US/04/08/tax....ap/index.html

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After Mount Saint Helens blew, some congress person from Oregon? took a taxi back to DC. It was a husband and wife driving team and a trunk full of extra air filters.
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Apparently they aren't retiring from being idiots

You can bring at cat into the cabin of just about any airline as long as it's in a carrier


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The basic idea doesn't offend me, but $3000 for a few days in a taxi? You could hire a slave for a month at that rate. Or hired a couple of hookers to drive you cross country (hmm, I might try that).

FWIW, I used to fly with my cat, but she hated the landings. And we had our dog in the cargo hold once, and she's still freaked out by fan noises.
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Or hired a couple of hookers to drive you cross country (hmm, I might try that).
Didn't an ancient & wise philosopher once claim that it's not the destination, it's the journey?

I'm a bit confused about the travel etiquette, too. Where would our families sit?
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2400 miles of nonstop stock tips 8)
These guys will be set for life.
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Apparently they aren't retiring from being idiots

You can bring at cat into the cabin of just about any airline as long as it's in a carrier


Actually, that isn't always true, like for instance you can't bring them to Hawaii (we have a quarantine). Trust me I fought like hell for this. Even giving the ticket agent a check for $10,000 to pay the airline fine if my cat escaped, and offering to buy her a seat. Also some flights pets are banned because of passenger allergies.

My cat was fine, I was a basket case.
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