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Old 08-02-2011, 05:03 PM   #41
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Not me. I don't want to litter the earth. My documented plan is to just make an "ash of myself" and scatter the remains.

I'm not that vain to require any proof of my existance ...
If we've gone this far in this thread, how about this?

I wanna be a bullet.

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Old 08-02-2011, 11:57 PM   #42
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In the end, our legacy, for most of us, is what the executor tosses in the dumpster after they get a few last bucks out of our saggy old couch. The lucky ones get to leave a few dusty tomes in the Library of Congress.
Not that I'm getting cynical in my old age.
I was told that my military conduct record would be on file forever. So I tried to make it as interesting as I possibly could.

I figure my legacy will be my 82-year-old daughter pointing her great-grandkids to a photo and saying "Oh, that's Great-great-grandpa Nords. Let me tell you a story about him..."


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Old 08-03-2011, 04:39 AM   #43
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Here's a response: "The great thing is we all have choices, and I chose to leave the workforce at 50. In a way, I am doing the economy a favor, I still pay taxes, and someone who wanted a job got mine, great huh"

Good one.

Here would be my "back in your face" response... (not sure I would actually say it... but I could think it!)

"It is nice to be Financially Independent! I can pretty much do as I please. Right now I have decided to not work. Yes I have a good education and great career prospects in my field... but DW and I have decided to step back from the rat race and smell the roses. We are going to do some traveling while we are still young, fit and able to enjoy it.

If I decided to go back to work later, I could do it. But I have options, and right now my choice is carpe deim! It is wonderful to be "financially independent" and have the choice to do as one pleases... "don't you think?" What are your goals for the future? [Push the focus back on him to layout his bright ideas for the future... what are your plans @$$h0!3]
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Old 08-03-2011, 08:06 PM   #44
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