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Old 03-21-2015, 06:52 AM   #1
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Tomorrow begins the 10 day countdown.

I am still in a state of disbelief, shock and awe. This photo has sustained me until this point.


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Old 03-21-2015, 07:08 AM   #2
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I am still in a state of disbelief, shock and awe. This photo has sustained me until this point.
I'm pretty sure you'll get over the "disbelief and shock". Not so sure about the "awe", as ER is awesome.

Nice beach.
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Old 03-21-2015, 07:24 AM   #3
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awesome! Get your sandles and sunscreen out!
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Old 03-21-2015, 11:41 AM   #4
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Congratulations! 957 days (and counting) here...
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Old 03-21-2015, 01:01 PM   #5
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T-Minus,
May they fly by...
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Old 03-21-2015, 01:04 PM   #6
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Yes, that's great to hear...we're happy for you. So happy in fact, we've secretly made plans to join you there on day one. See you soon!

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Now that's just plain mean!

Congratulations Bryan!

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Old 03-21-2015, 08:13 PM   #9
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We had a saying in the Army, "I could stand on my head in a bucket of s*#t for X days."

Congratulations! It might help to break it up into even smaller milestones (I.e. 40 minutes til the next smoke break; two hours until lunch). I really am very happy for you.

Only three to five years for me and I'll be right there with you.
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Old 03-22-2015, 02:48 AM   #10
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Yes, that's great to hear...we're happy for you. So happy in fact, we've secretly made plans to join you there on day one. See you soon!
Firebug,
Day one is a deal. Day two, however, requires some discussion! :-)
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Old 03-22-2015, 02:57 AM   #11
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We had a saying in the Army, "I could stand on my head in a bucket of s*#t for X days." Congratulations! It might help to break it up into even smaller milestones (I.e. 40 minutes til the next smoke break; two hours until lunch). I really am very happy for you. Only three to five years for me and I'll be right there with you.
Cooch96,

That's how I drive long distances...break it down into smaller milestones, except when my wife is aboard, then all bets are off, with the numerous bottles of water (input) and corresponding rest stops (output). Randomizes the whole process.

Already I am playing the "last" game. Last board meeting, last start of a new fiscal year, last performance evals. Soon, last staff meeting, last Monday, last lunch break!

Thanks everyone for the cheers from both ahead and behind me in the race. Much appreciated!

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I am still in a state of disbelief, shock and awe. This photo has sustained me until this point.


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Looks like the view at the end of my street. Come on down. The water is fine.

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Old 03-22-2015, 07:58 AM   #13
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Wow. You are a lucky person, Badger. My photo is from a Dutch island on the North Sea, so I get to it only once a year.
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That's how I drive long distances...break it down into smaller milestones, except when my wife is aboard, then all bets are off, with the numerous bottles of water (input) and corresponding rest stops (output). Randomizes the whole process.
Ah, I see you're married to DW's sister....
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Old 03-23-2015, 11:19 AM   #15
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Look to see you on the other side soon, save me a nice spot

40 days but who's counting
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Good for you, hope your last days are easy and a smooth transition out of work!
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Yes, that's great to hear...we're happy for you. So happy in fact, we've secretly made plans to join you there on day one. See you soon!

LOL. If my ER is like the above, I will stay working. ( Methinks, this "picture" part of the world has problem with population explosion. )
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Congrats, Bryan. It is indeed a wonderful place to be!!!
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Congratulations! I hit the 100 day mark (62 working days) today myself. I liked forward to meeting the 10 day mark.


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Congratulations.... T-116 working days for me
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