Join Early Retirement Today
Showing results 1 to 25 of 295
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: TrvlBug
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-21-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By TrvlBug
Stem Cells Before Dental Implant

I didn't want to hijack the other thread...DH's bridge has failed and he has decided to go with implants. He has an aversion to using cadaver bone and has decided to go with the stem cell option.
...
Forum: Other topics 07-18-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By TrvlBug
We have 2 cats and won't board them. We have a...

We have 2 cats and won't board them. We have a house sitter who has been with us for 20+ years.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-17-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By TrvlBug
DH just signed up for Medicare Part B and needs...

DH just signed up for Medicare Part B and needs to pick a medigap policy. We were thinking of Plan F due to int'l travel coverage. I just read the other day that there is a $50K lifetime limit for...
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-25-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,728
Posted By TrvlBug
A week long trip to Paris :dance:.

A week long trip to Paris :dance:.
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-24-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 23,910
Posted By TrvlBug
Used the cc at 3 places today including Costco,...

Used the cc at 3 places today including Costco, all w/o problems.
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-24-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By TrvlBug
Thanks for the link. DH sent me an e-mail he got...

Thanks for the link. DH sent me an e-mail he got from our United Visa...looks like we're set and don't need another cc (AmEx replacement).
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-23-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By TrvlBug
I have at least one of those cards and will...

I have at least one of those cards and will compare coverage against the AmEx 'enhanced' coverage...thanks for the info.
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-23-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 23,910
Posted By TrvlBug
I just used my replacement Visa card for the...

I just used my replacement Visa card for the first time at the grocery store. It asked for a pin. When I told the cashier this was a cc not a debit card, she said just press the green key and all is...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-23-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By TrvlBug
I got the Elan Visa about a week ago. Unlike the...

I got the Elan Visa about a week ago. Unlike the Costco AmEx to Visa conversion, the Elan Visa is good to go now after activation. It's going to be hard to keep track of the various Visa cards now...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-18-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,838
Posted By TrvlBug
About a month ago I had to replenish my...

About a month ago I had to replenish my remodeling account. I thought it was odd that they wanted to know why I was wire transferring $x, now I know! The conversation wasn't casual, I had the feeling...
Forum: Other topics 06-17-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,251
Posted By TrvlBug
Nice glasses...I have a weakness for quality,...

Nice glasses...I have a weakness for quality, unusual, painted glass drinking glasses. Almost makes me want to take up drinking whiskey so I can order a set or 2 ;).
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 06-14-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By TrvlBug
We recently got one of these for MIL. We...

We recently got one of these for MIL. We initially engaged Phillips Lifeline, however, they 'forgot' to tell us about an incompatibility issue with VOIP landline phones. MIL has AT&T U-verse. When I...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-13-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,733
Posted By TrvlBug
News to me too although I'm too quick on the...

News to me too although I'm too quick on the shred button :laugh:. I wonder if there are some nice offers out for replacement AmEx cards as I'm sure they want to keep me as a customer...I've spent a...
Forum: Travel Information 06-09-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,285
Posted By TrvlBug
Just remembered another hotel nightmare...Athens,...

Just remembered another hotel nightmare...Athens, many, many years ago, ressies made through travel agent. Taxi dropped us off in front of hotel which was situated in a residential area. Note on...
Forum: Travel Information 06-08-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,285
Posted By TrvlBug
:laugh:

:laugh:
Forum: Travel Information 06-08-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,285
Posted By TrvlBug
We also had a bad hotel experience with a booking...

We also had a bad hotel experience with a booking service, Eurail I believe it was. This was probably 20 years ago in Prague. We always book a very centrally located hotel when traveling as we like...
Forum: Other topics 06-07-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,803
Posted By TrvlBug
Thank you again for all this great info. I'm...

Thank you again for all this great info. I'm certain the pest control companies won't suggest this treatment, instead wanting big $$$ for ongoing monitoring! GC was out today ripping out some...
Forum: Other topics 06-07-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,803
Posted By TrvlBug
Thank you. I checked the reviews and questions...

Thank you. I checked the reviews and questions and it appears this product is great. From my research, it appears fumigation is the only way to ensure eradication. After that's done, I will have the...
Forum: Other topics 06-07-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,803
Posted By TrvlBug
I love those shows and couldn't agree more! Our...

I love those shows and couldn't agree more! Our house is only 28 years old and during our Phase I, 2 bathrooms and laundry room, the GC and I were both amazed that no problems were discovered. During...
Forum: Other topics 06-07-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,803
Posted By TrvlBug
DryWOOD termites...i've got drywall on my mind...

DryWOOD termites...i've got drywall on my mind :laugh:.
Forum: Other topics 06-07-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,803
Posted By TrvlBug
Thank you for the lesson. At least I don't have...

Thank you for the lesson. At least I don't have to worry about that part of it!
Forum: Other topics 06-07-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,803
Posted By TrvlBug
Yes, the bathroom is the GC's problem, the rest...

Yes, the bathroom is the GC's problem, the rest of the house, mine. I'm interjecting myself because I want the bathroom fixed properly. I don't want failing paint a year down the road, when everybody...
Forum: Other topics 06-07-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,803
Posted By TrvlBug
Agree. GC is highly recommended and I have seen...

Agree. GC is highly recommended and I have seen his work. Phase I went perfectly. His problem I believe, is he is having some problems with another project he's working on as well as some very...
Forum: Other topics 06-07-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,803
Posted By TrvlBug
No mold treatment added and the paint was over...

No mold treatment added and the paint was over new drywall as the bathroom was gutted. I need to talk to him again today (he was out of town over the weekend) and have him come out and fix everything...
Forum: Other topics 06-07-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,803
Posted By TrvlBug
Come to think of it, IIRC, they did use a fan to...

Come to think of it, IIRC, they did use a fan to hurry up the drying in the bathroom, but am not sure as the walls were painted at least a month ago. They forgot to put a second coat on the casings,...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 295

 
Forum Jump

 
All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:44 AM.
 
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.