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Old 03-31-2010, 05:12 PM   #181
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Old 03-31-2010, 08:09 PM   #182
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Old 03-31-2010, 08:40 PM   #183
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Wow - no last minute "one more year" ?

Ya really did it! Congrats!

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Old 03-31-2010, 08:47 PM   #184
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Wow - no last minute "one more year"?


No, no "one more year" from me.

ESR'd at 61 is good enough, all things considered.
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Old 03-31-2010, 09:21 PM   #185
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Whoo hoo! Welcome aboard. Enjoy this great thing called retirement!
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Old 04-01-2010, 05:45 AM   #186
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Congrats, Its time to gas up that RV and take a trip.
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Old 04-01-2010, 05:56 AM   #187
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So...um...what are you going to DO all day today ?
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Old 04-01-2010, 07:59 AM   #188
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Congrats, Its time to gas up that RV and take a trip.
Yup. Bringing the new Toad in to get the hitch installed tomorrow. April is booked but I imagine we'll take a short stay somewhere in May.
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After having my first cup of coffee I sat down to read the updates on this thread from last night. I was both surprised and relieved Rich didn't post his whole ESR thing was an April Fools joke and he was back at work this morning....
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Old 04-01-2010, 09:30 AM   #192
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Old 04-01-2010, 11:41 AM   #193
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Woke up at 0700, told DW that I wondered what the WP (working people) were doing, and fell back asleep.

DW bought me this yesterday:


Well, it's mid-Thursday so I guess I must need lunch.
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But you're retired now. Shouldn't it say "Saturday" seven times?
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Old 06-10-2010, 03:09 PM   #195
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One more step in my ESR journey, just a small detail I guess: my replacement has been found and signed up to start in September.

This means that shortly thereafter my working a couple of days a week as a "housekeeper" should go away. Then I'll be down to monthly 5-day Las Vegas gig only, and that was my target.

I'd started to find my small weekly interim duties a bit tiresome, and they were getting in the way of travel plans. Combined with my surprisingly strong affection for time off, it's all good.
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One more step in my ESR journey, just a small detail I guess: my replacement has been found and signed up to start in September.

This means that shortly thereafter my working a couple of days a week as a "housekeeper" should go away. Then I'll be down to monthly 5-day Las Vegas gig only, and that was my target.

I'd started to find my small weekly interim duties a bit tiresome, and they were getting in the way of travel plans. Combined with my surprisingly strong affection for time off, it's all good.
One more congrats Rich. I wonder how long before that 5 day/mo gig starts to interfere with travel and leisure plans?

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Congrats on the replacement, not that they could ever fully replace you.
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Congrats on the replacement, not that they could ever fully replace you.
I agree. Rich is one of a kind.....
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I wonder how long before that 5 day/mo gig starts to interfere with travel and leisure plans?
Do you know my wife?
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Ditch it all! You know you will eventually. So why put off until tomorrow what you can do today?
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