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Forum: Other topics 02-19-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 945
Posted By griffithee
Five years and six months. DW is at three years...

Five years and six months. DW is at three years and five months.
Forum: Other topics 02-18-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,458
Posted By griffithee
Retired at 43 years, 5 months, 13 days. (2013). I...

Retired at 43 years, 5 months, 13 days. (2013). I had always planned on retirement in 2013 at end of service. A divorce end of 2008 took half my pension, all my houses, and left me with 50K in debt...
Forum: Other topics 02-17-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,233
Posted By griffithee
Nords, I can agree on the culture piece. I miss...

Nords, I can agree on the culture piece. I miss the sailors. I miss sitting on the
fast boat mess decks and shooting the **** with the cranks. Or even busting JO balls in the carrier wardroom. The...
Forum: Other topics 02-09-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,729
Posted By griffithee
DW and I have with one vehicle and it is more...

DW and I have with one vehicle and it is more than enough for us. We do have to plan our individual activities around needing a vehicle. Has not been an issue considering we have all the time in the...
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-09-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,277
Posted By griffithee
Being able to do what I want, when I want, with...

Being able to do what I want, when I want, with whomever I want is my go to answer.

But what really hit home was when DW asks to re-tile the outdoor kitchen AND fly first class to Honolulu for...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-18-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,071
Posted By griffithee
The time you took to write this post is the time...

The time you took to write this post is the time you should have been writing your letter of resignation. You are good to retire. Enjoy the other side. I know we do.
Forum: Other topics 12-13-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 641
Posted By griffithee
We received an email from the "Boy Scout...

We received an email from the "Boy Scout Executive" this morning. The entirely email did not even address the financial situation the organization was facing. It did however talk at great length...
Forum: Other topics 11-12-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,041
Posted By griffithee
I failed the medical portion for vision to attend...

I failed the medical portion for vision to attend a service academy. I was nominated for USMA, USNA, and USCGA. I got a waiver to become a cook (94B) in the KSANG and did that for two years...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-01-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,193
Posted By griffithee
CONGRATULATIONS!!!! I too am celebrating my...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!! I too am celebrating my retirement. I retired exactly five years ago today!!!! I love being unemployed!!!!
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-19-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,726
Posted By griffithee
Never thought to approach the escrow company....

Never thought to approach the escrow company. Interesting. Thanks for the data points. Cheers
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-19-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,726
Posted By griffithee
Calmloki, I am fascinated by hard money lending....

Calmloki, I am fascinated by hard money lending. I would like to pull out rentals and just do notes or hard money lending. Any recommendations for a place to start. I'm in the greater Houston area....
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-19-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,228
Posted By griffithee
I wonder if Nassim Taleb buys a ticket. This...

I wonder if Nassim Taleb buys a ticket. This could be considered a Very Very Black Swan event.
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 10-19-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,481
Posted By griffithee
I absolutely agree with you that sometime in the...

I absolutely agree with you that sometime in the future there will be a huge crash. Probably absolutely devastating to the economy, peoples lives, quality of life. Problem is, I dont know when. I...
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-19-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,097
Posted By griffithee
Most definitely interested in AI. I think deep...

Most definitely interested in AI. I think deep learning is where I am leaning.

I have no intention of doing it for a J.O.B...

I just like the field and find it absolutely fascinating. I like...
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-19-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,097
Posted By griffithee
I got a BS in Computer Science. Mostly because GI...

I got a BS in Computer Science. Mostly because GI bill was paying me to go to school (fatten the stache) and because I have always wanted to learn to program.

Granted, I could have learned to...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-19-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,016
Posted By griffithee
I am reminded of the state farm commercial. ...

I am reminded of the state farm commercial.

https://youtu.be/34CHqptjj9E
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-19-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,016
Posted By griffithee
This is kind of where we are. Our pensions are...

This is kind of where we are. Our pensions are comfortable enough to allow us to invest 50% of them. So we are using SIRE to get more FIRE!!!
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-16-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,225
Posted By griffithee
When you are ready to travel, give me a call. I...

When you are ready to travel, give me a call. I will house sit for you for free. I will even do your windows!!! Mahalo.
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-13-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 16,340
Posted By griffithee
Just have them made for you!!! That was a splurge...

Just have them made for you!!! That was a splurge for me several years ago. Not sure why but I had two tuxes, an overcoat, 25 dress shirts, 10 ties, and seven suits custom tailored in Bahrain. Not...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-11-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,226
Posted By griffithee
I used to just like to watch everyday to see...

I used to just like to watch everyday to see whatever new hairdo Maria Bartiromo was wearing. She was always my favorite female anchor!!! Still is real purdy!!!
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-11-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,379
Posted By griffithee
Eva is purdy!!!!

Eva is purdy!!!!
Forum: Other topics 10-10-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,093
Posted By griffithee
I drop two or three vacuum sealed steaks into the...

I drop two or three vacuum sealed steaks into the sous vide bin in the morning at 130 degrees F. Around 1300, I either sear them in a cast iron or broil them on high for some color. If I do...
Forum: Other topics 10-10-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,093
Posted By griffithee
Steak or hamburger and coffee with heavy cream....

Steak or hamburger and coffee with heavy cream. For lunch, Steak or hamburger. For dinner, I switch it up, hamburger or steak. I'm crazy like that.
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-09-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 16,340
Posted By griffithee
A buddy of mine bought the Levante. And it is...

A buddy of mine bought the Levante. And it is nice but not as much as my Ghibli mostly because he got more of a base line model and ours has some options that we have learned to not live without. DW...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-09-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 16,340
Posted By griffithee
Good point. DW made me buy the house before we...

Good point. DW made me buy the house before we got the Mozzy. But the Mozzy is the only other girl I'm in love with besides DW.
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