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Old 04-18-2005, 02:20 PM   #41
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Mikey, I should have elaborated. This 68 year old lady takes off a ton of time -- sick, vacation, extended holidays, etc. Last year over 40 days. Her work then piles up on my desk. My husband said she is really a "part-timer" at a "full time" position.
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Re: ER girlie men? (No booty just brains)
Old 04-18-2005, 03:02 PM   #42
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Re: ER girlie men? (No booty just brains)

I am a natural loner and also have a "reliable" lover/SO/spouse, plus 4 dogs. Being lonely is never
a problem. In fact, a little more "alone time" is sometimes
most welcome.

For th, yes, a working spouse is a nice plus (you could ask C-T). OTOH, it creates it's own set of issues.
For both of us, right now the steady paycheck offsets the
problems. When this will change, I have no idea.

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We have a lady here who is almost 68 and still working. * She said she has no one to travel with or no interest to just sit home. *Very sad to me that "work" would be her only interest.
Many times these reasons aren't the real one-- a lack of money.

My FIL used to be good friends with a 60-something who took a job pouring asphalt driveways in Maryland during the summers. His reason was "I wanted to prove that I could still do it." The real reason was "I'm broke."

If your co-worker took 40 days last year then maybe work isn't so compelling to her after all. Not that there's anything wrong with her attitude-- just her way of shifting her IN box!
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Old 04-22-2005, 07:38 PM   #44
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Check out the new issue of AARP magazine (I got mine today). They profile four (4) seniors who survive quite
nicely on SS benefits alone (no other income). Each one
explains how they do it. Very interesting.

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Check out the new issue of AARP magazine (I got mine today). They profile four (4) seniors who survive quite
nicely on SS benefits alone (no other income). Each one
explains how they do it. Very interesting.

JG
I really enjoyed the part about reusing tea bags. :-/

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