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Old 11-02-2010, 01:14 PM   #1
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finding an old episiode of one your favorite TV shows that you've never seen before.
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Old 11-02-2010, 01:15 PM   #2
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Old 11-02-2010, 01:19 PM   #3
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Old 11-02-2010, 01:42 PM   #4
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This is easy!! Happiness is being retired:

1) not having to answer to anybody about anything ever again,
2) not having to set an alarm, and
3) doing whatever I want to do all day long every day.

My own "endless days of play" *.

* Goonie's phrase, and a good one.
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bang bang...shoot shoot

oh...and being told you are loved...
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Ah The Beatles and their 50th anniversary...

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some things I can't mention here..........
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You like Fat Tire? Can you get that in Charleston at any bars?
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This is easy!! Happiness is being retired:

1) not having to answer to anybody about anything ever again,
2) not having to set an alarm, and
3) doing whatever I want to do all day long every day.

My own "endless days of play" *.

* Goonie's phrase, and a good one.
Pretty much sums it up.
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Old 11-02-2010, 04:30 PM   #13
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I agree with W2R and Khan. 4 more years to go for me though before I can ER but I am pretty happy right now during in my countdown mode. Prepping for ER, running my numbers on various spreadsheets and FIRECALC, getting my house ready to put on the market, then trying to sell my house to downsize to something smaller (i.e., cheaper to maintain), etc. So busy with all of this prep work that I don't feel like 4 years is all that long really. And, of course, still need to save more money to add to my portfolio so that I can live on 3% SWR. So I guess for me Happiness is actively and joyously preparing for ER.
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Yeah.......When you know you actually see "retirement" on the horizon and start planning and thinking about what you will do.......It is fun! Everything starts to seem easier........like the week before a vacation...I think it's always fun to look forward to things!
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Old 11-02-2010, 06:22 PM   #17
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Telling the time.
Happiness is learning to whistle.
Tying your shoe for the very first time.

I played Linus in "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" in the 11th grade school play.


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