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Forum: Other topics Today, 01:38 PM
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Views: 343
Posted By RonBoyd
This is probably one of those "commonsense"...

This is probably one of those "commonsense" things that doesn't end up to be very accurate. Water, no matter how hot initially, would cool down quite rapidly and be, at the very least (most?) "room"...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement Today, 10:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 922
Posted By RonBoyd
FWIW, here is a list of "Academic studies...

FWIW, here is a list of "Academic studies questioning current dietary advice":

Academic studies questioning current dietary advice...
Forum: Other topics Today, 10:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 343
Posted By RonBoyd
Several times a week, I cook two slices of...

Several times a week, I cook two slices of thick-sliced bacon simply for the rendered fat to fry with. (The bacon is eaten separately/individually later.)

In addition, I use about 6-7...
Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,645
Posted By RonBoyd
There was a Recession?!?!

There was a Recession?!?!
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-22-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 922
Posted By RonBoyd
'Rise of saturated fat in diet does not raise fats in blood'

SAD (Standard American Diet) takes another hit:

'Rise of saturated fat in diet does not raise fats in blood' - Medical News Today (http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/285915.php)
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-14-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By RonBoyd
The Link has pretty much been made: The...

The Link has pretty much been made:

The Autism File » What can I do to help my child with autism?...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-14-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By RonBoyd
If you are REALLY interested in this subject,...

If you are REALLY interested in this subject, here is video from three years ago that is fairly comprehensive:


"The rainforest in your gut: A brief tour through your intestinal biome, why it’s...
Forum: Hi, I am... 11-14-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By RonBoyd
I don't have a lot to offer in the way of advice...

I don't have a lot to offer in the way of advice but found this article to be germaine to your plea:

When Homebuying Is A Waste of Money: Five Smart Moves - Forbes...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-13-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By RonBoyd
This has become quite a popular subject over the...

This has become quite a popular subject over the past six months or so. Quite a number of articles -- Google "Microbiome."

For instance:
...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-12-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,857
Posted By RonBoyd
So as this thread crawls to an end, does anyone...

So as this thread crawls to an end, does anyone still believe that a rapidly depreciating asset (a vehicle in this case) belongs in the Net Worth computation?

(Not a facetious question. I am truly...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-12-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,857
Posted By RonBoyd
Exactly my point -- they are separate issues. It...

Exactly my point -- they are separate issues. It doesn't, however, show that the cost of not financing (or financing at 0%) is somehow hidden in the final price of the vehicle.

I guess I could...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-12-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,857
Posted By RonBoyd
And why would he bring these "scams" up simply...

And why would he bring these "scams" up simply because you mentioned financing? What is the relationship you are connecting between the two (scams/financing)? Does one enhance the other in some...
Forum: Travel Information 11-12-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,735
Views: 86,444
Posted By RonBoyd
The Changing Face of Travel – Intelligent Travel...

The Changing Face of Travel – Intelligent Travel (http://intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com/2014/11/11/the-changing-face-of-travel/)
Forum: Travel Information 11-11-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,290
Posted By RonBoyd
Oh! Well, that describes almost all of our trips....

Oh! Well, that describes almost all of our trips. For example, a couple years ago we booked a cruise to Central America and left Denver (driving) 2 weeks before departure. We, despite wanting to...
Forum: Travel Information 11-11-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,290
Posted By RonBoyd
Well, I never ... but should have several times...

Well, I never ... but should have several times over the years.
Forum: Travel Information 11-11-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,290
Posted By RonBoyd
I hate these kind of questions... calls for too...

I hate these kind of questions... calls for too much introspection.

I suppose we travel so much because it is a habit we have had for so long that... well, mental laziness, I guess.

I...
Forum: Travel Information 11-11-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,290
Posted By RonBoyd
I don't know what that means.

I don't know what that means.
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-10-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,113
Posted By RonBoyd
FWIW, Yellowstone is every bit as wonderful...

FWIW, Yellowstone is every bit as wonderful (perhaps more so) in Winter -- with all the enhancements of the snow and cold... well, if you are prepared for it.
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-10-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,857
Posted By RonBoyd
Why (or how)? Are you assuming the Dealership is...

Why (or how)? Are you assuming the Dealership is the Finance Company -- with the interest going into the dealership coffers?

Why would the Dealership care (or have interest in) where the money...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-10-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,857
Posted By RonBoyd
Perhaps. But that (negotiating the purchase...

Perhaps. But that (negotiating the purchase price) is a separate issue.
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-10-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,113
Posted By RonBoyd
For visiting the Black Hills, this Blog may be...

For visiting the Black Hills, this Blog may be useful:

The Black Hills Travel Blog (http://blackhillstravelblog.com/)

As an example:

Foodie Tour of the Black Hills | The Black Hills Travel...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-10-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,857
Posted By RonBoyd
Would this be the same as paying cash? Or would...

Would this be the same as paying cash? Or would using tomorrow's dollars to pay today's debt be considered income?

0 Percent Car Financing Could Save You Thousands - ABC News...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-09-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,857
Posted By RonBoyd
Yeah, it is like asking "How much of your net...

Yeah, it is like asking "How much of your net worth do your groceries represent?"
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-09-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,857
Posted By RonBoyd
You won't regret it. Oh! I do have one...

You won't regret it.

Oh! I do have one caution: If the both (or either one) of you have an issue with "personal space," then a Class B will definitely be challenging. However, if you enjoy each...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-09-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,857
Posted By RonBoyd
Then buy a used one. I, on the other...

Then buy a used one.

I, on the other hand, feel that I have gotten my money's worth (the depreciation) during the 150,000 miles we have put on it. We have been to every State at least once and...
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