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Old 04-27-2009, 08:09 PM   #81
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Old 04-28-2009, 01:13 PM   #82
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Old 04-28-2009, 01:28 PM   #84
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I've got 10 goldfish, so I'm all set.
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But I don't buy that a man will kill himself because he can not support his family... very few men carry enough life insurance to support a family, so him killing himself is the WORST thing he can do when it comes to his family... who does he think will take care of them now? Especially if there are children and the wife has not worked in many many years... they will go into poverty or be struggling until she can get her life turned around...
That reminded me of the insurance coverage approach DW and I took while we were working. We each carried enough term life that the other could retire if we died. Our theory was that after that trauma the survivor deserved to FIRE.
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....so does this mean a woman should be looking for a woodchuck or woodpecker?
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....so does this mean a woman should be looking for a woodchuck or woodpecker?
"How much wood could a woodchuck"... never mind.
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....so does this mean a woman should be looking for a woodchuck or woodpecker?
I'm the organist for the Morningwood Academy choir. The high notes are very stirring...
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