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Old 03-04-2013, 09:09 AM   #1
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Stick a fork in me....

I'm done. I'm KMA. The official last day is March 29, but I've got most of the difficult work stuff is pretty well wrapped up. There are still a few matters that require some serious attention, but mostly, it's wrap up time.

It is a weird feeling. My partners in the law firm want to have a dinner for just the lawyers and spouses, but they want to do it after I actually depart. That seems kind of odd to me, but I didn't want to do anything and it's their deal, not mine, so I'm going along with it. My wife and I plan to either take the staff to lunch to thank them or something like that.

There are a lot of details. There are meetings with financial planners to get that stuff squared away. There are a lot of details involved with getting health insurance or doing COBRA. There are a few clients who aren't going to be happy about a change to someone new, but we're working on that.

But for the most part, I can just wrap stuff up and get out of here. My wife and I are going to a spring training game Wednesday-first one in 5 or 6 years. And I won't feel guilty.

25 days to go!
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Old 03-04-2013, 09:49 AM   #2
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Congratulations!!!!!!! Please keep us informed on how the transition unfolds, and ENJOY!!!
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Old 03-04-2013, 09:51 AM   #3
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Old 03-04-2013, 09:55 AM   #4
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Old 03-04-2013, 09:56 AM   #5
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But for the most part, I can just wrap stuff up and get out of here. My wife and I are going to a spring training game Wednesday-first one in 5 or 6 years. And I won't feel guilty.

25 days to go!
Congrats! Based on the above, you're beyond entitled...
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Old 03-04-2013, 10:57 AM   #6
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And I won't feel guilty.
Unless orphans will starve, or some such, due to your leaving, why on earth would anyone feel guilty for FIREing?
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Old 03-04-2013, 11:08 AM   #7
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In military terms, your getting pretty darn short, so congrats!
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Old 03-04-2013, 12:52 PM   #10
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In military terms, your getting pretty darn short, so congrats!
First off, congrats for joining the class of March of 2013. Last day for me is the 27th so to put in my old army days "I'm so short I can sit on a dime and swing both legs".

Me thinks you will enjoy the Spring training games a lot more as a soon to be FIRE graduate.

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Old 03-04-2013, 05:30 PM   #11
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First off, congrats for joining the class of March of 2013. Last day for me is the 27th so to put in my old army days "I'm so short I can sit on a dime and swing both legs".

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First you're a dash, then a dot, then gone. Congrats!! Enjoy your new free lifestyle.
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Congratulations ! I look forward to hearing about the next chapter
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Grats! I'm looking to ER in 5 years and head out to enjoy Spring Training even though my wife doesn't care about baseball!
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......to put in my old army days "I'm so short I can sit on a dime and swing both legs".
LOL!
That quip brought back some memories.
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Unless orphans will starve, or some such, due to your leaving, why on earth would anyone feel guilty for FIREing?
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Congratulations! Would like to talk to you or email sometime about the ease/difficulties of transferring your practice. I am slowly doing that, down from 80 PI and small business clients to 18, trying to get down to three, then none.... I hope to semi-retire next fall. Your FIRE is inspirational!
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