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Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 05:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 598
Posted By MissMolly
You are absolutely correct that I need to learn...

You are absolutely correct that I need to learn how to phrase things differently. I need to learn to put my brain in gear before I put my mouth in motion. Thank you for the suggestion. :)

Sent...
Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 598
Posted By MissMolly
I, too, have failed at maintaining a healthy...

I, too, have failed at maintaining a healthy weight. I'm great at losing weight - I once lost 135 lbs, got down to a size 4 (I'm 5'8" so that was skinny), but then put it back on, Then lose it...
Forum: Other topics 07-22-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 752
Posted By MissMolly
This is the problem. He thought automotive was...

This is the problem. He thought automotive was what he wanted. He loves cars. He loves working on cars. He completely built a 3000GT himself. Before that, he had rebuilt his Jeep Wrangler. But...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-22-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,134
Posted By MissMolly
Yes, there are rules regarding being able to...

Yes, there are rules regarding being able to withdraw from your 401K when you are 55. The exception to the 10% tax rule includes: when distributions are made to a participant after separation from...
Forum: Other topics 07-22-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 752
Posted By MissMolly
OK, thanks for pointing that out. Although I'm...

OK, thanks for pointing that out. Although I'm sure he would have known the difference, I did not. I guess ASCE is for Civil Engineers?
Forum: Other topics 07-22-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 752
Posted By MissMolly
I think many of you have hit the nail on the head...

I think many of you have hit the nail on the head when you say "what does he want to be when he grows up"? That is the crux of the issue and something only he can figure out. Jumping just for the...
Forum: Other topics 07-21-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 752
Posted By MissMolly
Thanks, Harry. I will suggest this to him.

Thanks, Harry. I will suggest this to him.
Forum: Other topics 07-21-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 752
Posted By MissMolly
I'm listening to all that is being said and have...

I'm listening to all that is being said and have sent my son a link to this thread.

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Forum: Other topics 07-21-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 752
Posted By MissMolly
Looking for advice from engineers

I am looking for some advice from some of the engineers on the forum. My son graduated with his mechanical engineering degree last year. He was offered and accepted an engineering position with an...
Forum: Other topics 07-12-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,141
Posted By MissMolly
A hawk that hangs around our backyard. Kind of...

A hawk that hangs around our backyard. Kind of scary when you have a dog that only weighs 5 lbs.:greetings10:
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-11-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By MissMolly
It stays at the old .5X + COLAs.

It stays at the old .5X + COLAs.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-11-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,881
Posted By MissMolly
When I was at the grocery yesterday (before this...

When I was at the grocery yesterday (before this thread started) I remembered I hadn't gotten my shot since I turned 60 back in November. I stopped by the pharmacy and asked if they gave shingles...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-11-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,630
Posted By MissMolly
True. But I know that many times this happens in...

True. But I know that many times this happens in families where you will have 1 or 2 bad apples to throw a monkey wrench into situations like this, And yet, they were all raised alike. I dunno. I...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-11-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,630
Posted By MissMolly
It doesn't have to be this way, and I don't...

It doesn't have to be this way, and I don't understand why it deteriorates to this. My father passed away in 2002. Shortly after, my mother developed multiple medical problems as well as frontal...
Forum: Other topics 07-07-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 787
Posted By MissMolly
We got what I said was "our last dog" in 1996...

We got what I said was "our last dog" in 1996 because we still had kids at home. But then we ended up adopting a stray about 7 years ago (see my avatar). We had to put down our old girl a couple of...
Forum: Other topics 07-03-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,552
Posted By MissMolly
See my avatar. I have no imagination, so I just...

See my avatar. I have no imagination, so I just go with something familiar.
Forum: Other topics 06-30-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 926
Posted By MissMolly
We actually have a fishpond with about 25 - 30...

We actually have a fishpond with about 25 - 30 goldfish, tons of dragonflies and 3 frogs :coolsmiley: There are no mosquitoes around the pond - they live in all the bushes and ivy and landscaping. ...
Forum: Other topics 06-28-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 926
Posted By MissMolly
We do try. My husband cleans the gutters a...

We do try. My husband cleans the gutters a couple of times every month, sometimes weekly. We have a lot of trees - like about 70 trees, and several of the trees close to the house are white pines,...
Forum: Other topics 06-28-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 926
Posted By MissMolly
I have tried attracting bluebirds in the past...

I have tried attracting bluebirds in the past with zero luck. At best, sparrows would move in, but usually just spiders. I would LOVE to have bluebirds.
Forum: Other topics 06-28-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 926
Posted By MissMolly
I think we definitely need to get some of these...

I think we definitely need to get some of these and throw them up in the gutters. We have been getting frequent rains here lately and this may be contributing to the problem.
Forum: Other topics 06-27-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 926
Posted By MissMolly
Thanks HeyEng. I will look that up. My DH...

Thanks HeyEng. I will look that up. My DH bought some RAID for flying insects that has the chemical that is supposed to be effective and sprayed that last night and it was a lot better today. But...
Forum: Other topics 06-27-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 926
Posted By MissMolly
Actually, we have a resident bat :) I had to...

Actually, we have a resident bat :) I had to fish him out of the pool skimmer last year. Fortunately, I got to him in time. After he dried off and rested awhile, he flew away.
Forum: Other topics 06-27-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 926
Posted By MissMolly
Mosquito Abatement

I have a question to throw out to you all. We are being eaten alive by mosquitoes this year. The addition of a new granddaughter (4 months old) makes this a problem we need to get under control. ...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-25-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By MissMolly
Then you are still responsible for the debt. ...

Then you are still responsible for the debt. Having worked in the mortgage business for 30 years, I saw this scenario happen time and time again where one spouse was awarded the property and the...
Forum: Other topics 06-21-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 914
Posted By MissMolly
For me, I just served on jury duty from Jan thru...

For me, I just served on jury duty from Jan thru Apr of this year. We are called for a 4 month period. Approximately 750 are called into the pool at the same time. We were assigned numbers. We...
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