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Forum: Other topics Today, 01:31 PM
Replies: 367
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Posted By pb4uski
Every time I hear the Carpenter's version I just...

Every time I hear the Carpenter's version I just fall in love again with Karen Carpenter's melodic voice.... what a tragedy.

The Carpenter's originally recorded it, and then Dusty Springfield and...
Forum: Travel Information Today, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By pb4uski
My favorites were both with one guy, who traveled...

My favorites were both with one guy, who traveled a lot, was chronically in arrears on his expense reports and who a couple times I cut him off from any more travel advances until he turned in some...
Forum: Other topics Today, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By pb4uski
Illinois has a solution... just don't pay lottery...

Illinois has a solution... just don't pay lottery winners... problem solved!



Illinois Lottery to delay making large payment after July 1 | Belleville News-Democrat...
Forum: Travel Information Today, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By pb4uski
That is a cool one. I used to have to...

That is a cool one.

I used to have to approve all expense reports for our 30-person office... had some real characters and some interesting stories.
Forum: Other topics Today, 10:19 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 3,839
Posted By pb4uski
Yes, you are correct... the 6 hour drive is...

Yes, you are correct... the 6 hour drive is door-to-door. To fly door-to-door is a little over 4 hours but the drive (to Midtown Manhattan) is much more stressful than flying.... and yes, parking is...
Forum: Other topics Today, 10:09 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,168
Posted By pb4uski
I would never do that... first time it is a...

I would never do that... first time it is a mistake... second time it is coming back at them or deep into the nearest pond or woods.
Forum: Travel Information Today, 10:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 516
Posted By pb4uski
The more important issue than an Airstream is...

The more important issue than an Airstream is whether you like camping or not. You can get a read on that by renting a travel trailer about the same size as the Airstream that you would like for a...
Forum: Hi, I am... Today, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By pb4uski
1. Yes. 2. Keep mortgage...it is not...

1. Yes.
2. Keep mortgage...it is not significant to your net worth so not a huge risk if things go sideways and most likely you will make a spread between your investment return and your mortgage...
Forum: Other topics Today, 07:01 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,168
Posted By pb4uski
+1

+1
Forum: Other topics Today, 06:59 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 2,168
Posted By pb4uski
Easy answer... next time pick up the chair so...

Easy answer... next time pick up the chair so there is no trail... walk down to the water... take a right or a left and walk as far as you want and then go back up to where the chairs are used and...
Forum: Other topics Today, 05:34 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 3,839
Posted By pb4uski
Here is one indicator... I'm planning a trip to a...

Here is one indicator... I'm planning a trip to a friend's retirement party... choice is a 6 hour drive, 7 hour bus, 8 hour train or 1 hour flight and flying is in the lead. That said, it is only...
Forum: Hi, I am... Yesterday, 06:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,366
Posted By pb4uski
It's pretty easy. Just stop going in. They'll...

It's pretty easy. Just stop going in. They'll figure it out after a couple days.
Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 04:56 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 3,839
Posted By pb4uski
Excellent!!! :laugh::rofl:

Excellent!!! :laugh::rofl:
Forum: Hi, I am... Yesterday, 02:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,872
Posted By pb4uski
Bentley or Brandeis?

Bentley or Brandeis?
Forum: Life after FIRE Yesterday, 02:54 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 22,525
Posted By pb4uski
A friend of mine frequently refers to a...

A friend of mine frequently refers to a "son-in-law shot".... a shot that is not what you hoped for, but it'll have to do.

I had one of those today on our par 5 16th hole. I scorched the best...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement Yesterday, 02:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 794
Posted By pb4uski
Not here. We just pay as needed. Dental...

Not here. We just pay as needed. Dental checkups and cleanings cost us ~$400/year and vision exams ~$200/year and glasses ~$200 a pop as needed IIRC.
Forum: FIRE and Money Yesterday, 02:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,723
Posted By pb4uski
You had me at the first part. ;D MIL and I...

You had me at the first part. ;D MIL and I didn't get along well and Mother smokes like a chimney which would not go well with DW and with me.
Forum: Life after FIRE Yesterday, 12:11 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 22,525
Posted By pb4uski
Perhaps that fact that your ball was on a tee...

Perhaps that fact that your ball was on a tee confused them. ;D
Forum: FIRE and Money Yesterday, 12:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,723
Posted By pb4uski
Agree with others that if one is going to try to...

Agree with others that if one is going to try to compute a "return" on social security that you have to bifurcate the retirement funding, disability and survivorship elements since it is a bundled...
Forum: Hi, I am... 07-25-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,667
Posted By pb4uski
From the link: A fundamental lack of...

From the link:


A fundamental lack of knowledge of how HELOCs work... the bank cannot "call in the $30,000".
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-25-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,404
Posted By pb4uski
+1 When I put things on craigslist, I price it...

+1 When I put things on craigslist, I price it to sell to get their attention. If they try to low-ball me I just say that I think I have priced it fairly and then I stay quiet.... in most cases the...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-25-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 22,525
Posted By pb4uski
If it is good enough for one of the greatest...

If it is good enough for one of the greatest golfers of all time, then it is good enough for me.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djXA6Y5JzPo



I play both the whites and greens (senior tees)...
Forum: Other topics 07-25-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,060
Posted By pb4uski
I was thinking the same thing.

I was thinking the same thing.
Forum: Other topics 07-25-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 13,182
Posted By pb4uski
Egad... I'm not sure if the benefits of Win 10 is...

Egad... I'm not sure if the benefits of Win 10 is worth all that work. ;D
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-25-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,017
Posted By pb4uski
I'm also retired. Our income is taxable account...

I'm also retired. Our income is taxable account dividends, and our living expenses are funded by those taxable account dividends supplemented by proceeds from the sale of stocks in our taxable...
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