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Forum: FIRE and Money 04-19-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,371
Posted By unclemick
Welcome to the diversity of this forum. Toss...

Welcome to the diversity of this forum.

Toss in a trip into space beyond Earth orbit and $1 mil and I might sing a different tune.

heh heh heh - meanwhile 20 years of ER 'doing nothing in...
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-19-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,418
Posted By unclemick
:dance: :rolleyes: 49-55. With others -...

:dance: :rolleyes: 49-55.

With others - 'unemployed layed off slacker'. After first pension check at 55 then I could go to monthly luncheon without raised eyebrows.

heh heh heh - also muddied...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-18-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,371
Posted By unclemick
Hmmm - The 'job' would have to 'grab my passion.'...

Hmmm - The 'job' would have to 'grab my passion.' I did thirty years in the space program give or take and I'd like to think it just wasn't for the money.

Although at times there were periods of...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-14-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,072
Posted By unclemick
Here and Bogleheads. heh heh heh - general...

Here and Bogleheads.

heh heh heh - general rule - doing less results in more. May the 'cheap' be with you. :dance:;)
Forum: Other topics 04-07-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,418
Posted By unclemick
1986. Challenger. That one didn't leave me...

1986. Challenger. That one didn't leave me laughing.

heh heh heh - work was never the same after that. They did subsequently replace a lot of the management. :(
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-05-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,123
Posted By unclemick
Hmmm - born in the 40's and having gone through a...

Hmmm - born in the 40's and having gone through a few decades it doesn't get much better than now - although I grant it could get even better in the future.

BUT - I retain my option to whine as an...
Forum: Other topics 04-04-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,778
Posted By unclemick
Shrimps Who DAT YAT Geet (did you eat yet) ...

Shrimps
Who DAT
YAT
Geet (did you eat yet)

heh heh heh - posting near lunch time. :dance: Rosedale BBQ or Louisiana Kitchen. ;D
Forum: Other topics 04-01-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,694
Posted By unclemick
Hmmm - have a prof and a doc in the family tree -...

Hmmm - have a prof and a doc in the family tree - one discourages the 'Dr' among family and friends and the other is nicknamed 'professor John'.

My best was the Louisiana area where I once lived -...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-01-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,195
Posted By unclemick
He's a good actor - liked him in Space Above and...

He's a good actor - liked him in Space Above and Beyond. Also like the Allstate guy - his series didn't last that long either. And my personal experiences with Ford pickups sucked.

None of which...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-31-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,195
Posted By unclemick
Loved those hot rod pictures. Now a gas...

Loved those hot rod pictures.

Now a gas sucking, rubber burning, stoplight to stoplight 32 Ford retro rod - that would make Jay Leno jealous - kept in the the garage and only driven on Sundays in...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-25-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,987
Posted By unclemick
Hmmm - layed off at 49.5. Ticked me off so much...

Hmmm - layed off at 49.5. Ticked me off so much that I ER'd. Going on 71, if I'm going to kick off early then I'd better hurry up and party harder.

Right? ;D

heh heh heh - and what about those...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-17-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,931
Posted By unclemick
20 yrs. INTJ. In my humble (heh,heh) independant...

20 yrs. INTJ. In my humble (heh,heh) independant judgement Society can go pound sand. I took great, may I say overwhelming satistisfation in turning down an opportunity to volunteer yet again last...
Forum: Other topics 03-12-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 720
Posted By unclemick
1943 Born in a Kaiser Hospital on a break from...

1943 Born in a Kaiser Hospital on a break from building Jeep Carriers. 'Rosie the riveter' got preggers in the shipyard.

:laugh: :laugh: :dance:

heh heh heh - just kidding but was born in a...
Forum: Other topics 03-11-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,296
Posted By unclemick
What's a ground - I have a house with mixed...

What's a ground - I have a house with mixed plugs, many being two prong with no ground. I removed the cover on several and observed the ground wire nowhere to be seen. But the bathroom and kitchen...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-08-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,328
Posted By unclemick
Hmmm - I married a bigger house. Thus my old...

Hmmm - I married a bigger house. Thus my old house - with a mortgage is going to get paid off to which I cashed out taxable long term gains Dec 2013 and Jan 2014.

Also was re-reminded 401 k...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-08-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,434
Posted By unclemick
'Resistance is futile.' More so if you are male...

'Resistance is futile.' More so if you are male and reasonably healthy.

Football in season and a few good stocks - 5% of total portfolio or less has been proposed (Bogle ?).

1966 - 2006 I of...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-06-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,862
Posted By unclemick
Bogs (vs Muck boots) for rain forest hiking - at...

Bogs (vs Muck boots) for rain forest hiking - at Swain's General Store Port Angeles WA.

heh heh heh - :coolsmiley:

P.S. My wife bought Ahnu hiking boots at Cabella's $100 plus.
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-04-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,172
Posted By unclemick
A little stupid can be a wonderful thing. I like...

A little stupid can be a wonderful thing. I like Bogle's 'Hurry up just stand there'. If I'm remembering correctly.

:dance:

heh heh heh - Mardis Gras is over for the year. :coolsmiley:
Forum: Other topics 02-06-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,132
Posted By unclemick
If you lived in a camp outside the levee, didn't...

If you lived in a camp outside the levee, didn't use AC and got free garbage pickup becsuase you lived in an official slum(unimproved urban) - city and parrish of New Orleans.

Test INTJ and wore a...
Forum: Other topics 02-06-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,193
Posted By unclemick
Lot's of them. But I'm still partial to a good...

Lot's of them. But I'm still partial to a good version of 'Rednecks, White Socks and Blue Ribbon Beer'.

However there's a Russian version of 'Coming in on a Wing and a Prayer' on U-Tube with jumpy...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-06-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,853
Posted By unclemick
Worry and whining is good clean fun - possibly...

Worry and whining is good clean fun - possibly part of the American way.

Tongue in cheek and hindsight - especially since I never got to pick. Plan was age 63 with over $1 mil plus a pension with...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-06-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,681
Posted By unclemick
Good to hear the Kaderli's are still going...

Good to hear the Kaderli's are still going strong.

Cutting expenses in the good ol USA - AND adopting the mantle of a 'Cheap SOB' was good clean fun(in my own mind).

But given my ER...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-28-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,856
Posted By unclemick
I love to whine - but after 20 years of ER trying...

I love to whine - but after 20 years of ER trying very hard to sit peacefully and watch grass grow and paint dry I find it doesn't work.

Seems like people and events get you involved and you end...
Forum: Other topics 01-27-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,621
Posted By unclemick
Got married at age 70. heh heh heh -...

Got married at age 70.

heh heh heh - :coolsmiley:
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-25-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,217
Posted By unclemick
Oh yea but but - having lived both in Seattle and...

Oh yea but but - having lived both in Seattle and Denver in the past I hesitate to pick - cause my heart was really with the Saint's.

People have their stock indicators and I have mine. ;);) Stay...
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