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Old 01-08-2017, 07:48 PM   #141
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Went hiking, saw Manchester by the Sea, and did some work in the garage setting up workbench and cabinets.
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Went to Epcot in Orlando, now chilling at our resort, waiting for the weather to warm up tomorrow.
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Old 01-10-2017, 03:07 PM   #143
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Had a new set of snow tires put on the car in preparation for my trip out west for some skiing in a couple of weeks. This was my first time ordering tires from tirerack.com and I was very impressed with both price and service. I expect to be a regular customer now.
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Old 01-10-2017, 08:21 PM   #144
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It's been cold and snowy so I decided to go visit a saddle maker and shoot the **** with him. Then I ran into a guy that I worked with over the summer in a part time job and we had a good visit. They want me to come back in the spring and work 2 or 3 days a week. I told him I would.
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Had a wellness check today at Dr. Unfortunately, have to start blood pressure medication. Had a Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine for the first time. Shoulder is sore, more so than when I got a flu shot.
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Old 01-12-2017, 08:38 AM   #146
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Had my shingles shot yesterday, at the cost of $213.00 Canadian. (May be shutting the proverbial barn door, but if it helps prevent another attack then I'm more than happy.)
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Had my shingles shot yesterday, at the cost of $213.00 Canadian. (May be shutting the proverbial barn door, but if it helps prevent another attack then I'm more than happy.)
Must be the Ontario surcharge? Ours were $199 each in BC.

Why they are not covered is a mystery to me. So much benefit at so little costs.
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Pick up friends at the airport, take them to Costco for initial stock-up then to their condo on the beach.
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Must be the Ontario surcharge? Ours were $199 each in BC.
Got to pay for all the harebrained government schemes, I guess.


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Why they are not covered is a mystery to me. So much benefit at so little costs.
They've recently made it no-charge for those between 65-70; DW is too young, and I'm too old.
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Had a call with my new Fidelity rep. How rude, my old guy retired and didn't tell me.

Since our move he couldn't really help anyway. New guy is a phone rep and likely we will never meet face to face. I like him, he asked a couple of very pointed questions about managed vs index funds. Much to my surprise he suggested moving out of the few managed funds I still have. He's sending a suggestion to review.

Based on a different thread here about advice on Roth vs. ACA subsidies I asked for input. His suggestion was a good CPA might help.

Afternoon was fun, UPS delivered a pair of snowshoes. Got to try them on the crusty snow on the ground, work great. I'm ordering another pair for DW now.
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Drove from Orlando to Cocoa Beach, had lunch on the beach. We are practicing being snow birds.
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Drove from Orlando to Cocoa Beach, had lunch on the beach. We are practicing being snow birds.


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Yes, that is where we had lunch, on the patio, right next to the beach, it was lovely.
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Yes, that is where we had lunch, on the patio, right next to the beach, it was lovely.


We have a place just north of there. If you are looking for another road trip to that area, take 3 south out of Merritt Island and go all the way south to Indian Harbor Beach. Such a neat drive. You can then take A1A all the way up to Port Canaveral and have lunch there.
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Today is resort day. Slept in, had a pot of coffee, made breakfast in our room. On porch now, we will go down to the pool area eventually.
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Today is resort day. Slept in, had a pot of coffee, made breakfast in our room. On porch now, we will go down to the pool area eventually.
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No yoga now until Sunday, and then back to my regular yoga when we go home.
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Said goodbye to our last visitor this morning. We've had family guests since early December, with only 1 day free. Whew! Glad they came, glad they left.
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Wow, that's above and beyond when it comes to hospitality. I really think you need to invest in some uncomfortable mattresses.
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