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Forum: Other topics Today, 01:53 PM
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Views: 175,301
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Kindle Fire10 for DW. Her tablet crumped 2 days...

Kindle Fire10 for DW. Her tablet crumped 2 days before our cruise ended. They have a buy back for earlier models. I posted my kindle 2 and they offered $5 for it!
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-03-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,269
Views: 130,431
Posted By Souschef
Well, I just turned 80, and DW is 74, and we have...

Well, I just turned 80, and DW is 74, and we have hit the wall
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-03-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2,269
Views: 130,431
Posted By Souschef
DW and her late husband did a lot of that when...

DW and her late husband did a lot of that when they were younger. She is past the stage for that kind of travel.
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-03-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2,269
Views: 130,431
Posted By Souschef
Finalizing our packing for our Hawaii cruise. I...

Finalizing our packing for our Hawaii cruise. I had forgotten what a PITA it is to pack for a cruise. There are formal nights, informal nights, and casual nights.
It is more of a pain for DW than...
Forum: Other topics 11-02-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3,821
Views: 251,013
Posted By Souschef
But it does happen. DW went to Walmart with a...

But it does happen. DW went to Walmart with a friend of hers who is handicapped. There was a woman riding around in one of the carts, and DW asked if she needed it. Woman told her no, she just liked...
Forum: Other topics 11-02-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3,821
Views: 251,013
Posted By Souschef
You hit a nerve with me on that. I was in the...

You hit a nerve with me on that. I was in the produce section of my market, and blocking the aisle was a woman BS'ing on her cell phone I said,"excuse me", and she looked at me and said ,"You can go...
Forum: Travel Information 10-31-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,609
Posted By Souschef
Great advice! If you value your sanity, spend the...

Great advice! If you value your sanity, spend the extra $$ and book an inside across the hall. The cabins are not that large, and with the extra bunks, there will be almost no room to move around....
Forum: Travel Information 10-31-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,253
Posted By Souschef
Sine I have been married, i have only gone alone...

Sine I have been married, i have only gone alone on very short trips:
To see my aged mom in FL on my birthday every year

To fly counter drug missions on the border with CAP
To see my mom on her...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-31-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,009
Posted By Souschef
I had the same problem when my late wife was...

I had the same problem when my late wife was taken to the hospital. There was a contest with the hospital, the insurance company and my provider. It took months to straighten it out.
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-30-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,028
Posted By Souschef
One of my favorite quotes: ...

One of my favorite quotes:
Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we seek too late the one that is open."
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-29-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,360
Posted By Souschef
Flying into different airports for Angel Flight....

Flying into different airports for Angel Flight. Nothing will keep you as sharp as landing at an unfamiliar airport or one where there is commercial traffic.
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-29-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,691
Posted By Souschef
After my wife died, I was sort of on autopilot. I...

After my wife died, I was sort of on autopilot. I took a couple of trips to places she had no desire to go. I was still w*king, as I had no other way to fill the days.
After my last trip alone, I...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-29-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,324
Posted By Souschef
[/B] From your lips to God's ears. I am...

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From your lips to God's ears. I am 80:):)
Forum: Other topics 10-28-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3,821
Views: 251,013
Posted By Souschef
I just related the post to DW, who used to camp a...

I just related the post to DW, who used to camp a lot with her late husband. She said that she would have been out there and told ther guy in no uncertain terms he was trespassing! She called him a...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-28-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,387
Posted By Souschef
I think the first thing to do is talk to the FA...

I think the first thing to do is talk to the FA and find out what the holdings are and what type of holdings. Also is he charging for AUM
I would also check the maturity on the bank savings account....
Forum: Travel Information 10-28-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,452
Posted By Souschef
On Cruise Critic, tipping is one of the "hot...

On Cruise Critic, tipping is one of the "hot button" issues along with chair hogs and MDR dress.
We will be on a cruise next week, and the service charge will be added to our bill. However, I am...
Forum: Other topics 10-27-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,521
Posted By Souschef
I just got 2 e-mail notices from my bank about...

I just got 2 e-mail notices from my bank about someone trying to use my card. I was told to click on a link which looked like my bank's link. I put my cursor over it and it was totally different-to...
Forum: Other topics 10-27-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3,821
Views: 251,013
Posted By Souschef
Completely minor, but funny. We live in Heritage...

Completely minor, but funny. We live in Heritage Valley, the lemon capital of the US. My lemon tree is between crops, so I had to buy one at the market.
It was $1, and the sticker showed it was from...
Forum: Other topics 10-27-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,051
Posted By Souschef
One caveat with a built in dishwasher. It may be...

One caveat with a built in dishwasher. It may be hard wired in, and the installer refuses to hook it up. That happened to me. The installer said I needed am electrician, and I told him I was an...
Forum: Other topics 10-25-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By Souschef
I woild think a very mild boric acid solution...

I woild think a very mild boric acid solution would work, but i defer to the real dog experts here.
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-25-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,370
Posted By Souschef
When my Dad died, mys sis and BIL (Bless Them)...

When my Dad died, mys sis and BIL (Bless Them) went down to mom's condo to clean out the non (now) walk in closet.
She claims she took 100 bags of stuff he had hoarded in there (maybe small bags). I...
Forum: Other topics 10-25-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,232
Posted By Souschef
While on our wedding cruise, we got word that...

While on our wedding cruise, we got word that DW's house had sold. We immediately closed the deal on our retirement home we had a contingency on.
It was in the waning days of my j*b, and the commute...
Forum: Travel Information 10-24-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,609
Posted By Souschef
One of the reasons they changed was there were...

One of the reasons they changed was there were always some people who wanted to stiff the staff.
On the last night many dining rooms were like a ghost town because the people did not want to tip the...
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-23-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 81,742
Posted By Souschef
Not a tremendous amount, but DW bought us a new...

Not a tremendous amount, but DW bought us a new TV. We had the same brand that we bought 10 years ago, but what a quantum leap in technology!.

The new one is connected to our WiFi, and we can...
Forum: Other topics 10-23-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,447
Posted By Souschef
Here are my experiences: When MIL back in...

Here are my experiences:
When MIL back in Pittsburgh died, we took what collectibles there were for my wife. :Her fine china would cost more to ship than we would get, We hired an estate sale...
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