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Old 12-31-2010, 05:47 PM   #1
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2004 Dec 31 was my official day of retirement.
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Old 12-31-2010, 06:14 PM   #2
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Old 01-01-2011, 11:28 AM   #4
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Happy Anniversary. Can you give us a summary--both financially and emotionally--of your 6 years of ER? I.e., how the heck ya' doin'.
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2004 Dec 31 was my official day of retirement.
You have beaten me for three and a half months. Donīt you miss the excitement of the days prior to the effective ER? I do.
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Congratulations! Interesting that you joined this group after retirement - so the retirement wasn't based on reading these posts.
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Congratulations! Interesting that you joined this group after retirement - so the retirement wasn't based on reading these posts.
My retirement was mainly based on reading REHP.
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Happy Anniversary. Can you give us a summary--both financially and emotionally--of your 6 years of ER? I.e., how the heck ya' doin'.
I can't imagine how I survived in that cubicle in the basement.

My health has improved very much since.

My emotions vary depending on many things, but all that w*rk crap is not part of the equation.

Financially: have no problem living on my small pension; have started 'harvesting' CDs; need to start tapping TSP/IRAs...
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I don't recall seeing your trip report and how you survived TSA check lines. Maybe I missed it. More travel for you in the future?
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I don't recall seeing your trip report and how you survived TSA check lines. Maybe I missed it. More travel for you in the future?
May have mentioned some stuff.
Travel was not bad.
Had to take off shoes & put stuff in bins (kitty litter boxes).
Might have gone through metal detector.
At Dayton airport, was told to sit in chair (kindergarten flashbacks) while they ran computer & carryon through separately.
Bar opens at 8AM at airports except for Sundays (~1PM).
Dayton does not have broadband; Philadelphia & Wilmington & Charlotte do.

First air travel in ~15 years; maybe more in future.
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First air travel in ~15 years; maybe more in future.
All right! Looks like you found someone to take care of the kitty, which was a main reason you could not travel.

PS. Future travel with companion? Ah, I am just being nosy.
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All right! Looks like you found someone to take care of the kitty, which was a main reason you could not travel.

PS. Future travel with companion? Ah, I am just being nosy.
Left cat in house with much food & water & litter.

Future travel? Will see.
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I cannot do that with the cat we have now. She would eat until she barfs. Rinse and repeat. Good thing my son still lives at home.
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Happy Anniversary Khan. Starting on your 7th year now - feeling itchy yet?
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It seems fitting that on my six month anniversary, I congratulate you on six years. You are an inspiration to us all.
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