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Forum: Other topics 11-21-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,275
Posted By gardenfun
Love the Bulleit Rye! :) Sipping a glass of it as...

Love the Bulleit Rye! :) Sipping a glass of it as I type.

I will cry if Costco ever stops carrying it.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-21-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,060
Posted By gardenfun
Got a Blue Shield PPO Bronze plan on CoveredCA...

Got a Blue Shield PPO Bronze plan on CoveredCA for 2014.

A week ago I got an email from Blue Shield saying I could just continue paying my premiums and my coverage would continue under the same...
Forum: Forum Admin 11-15-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 551
Posted By gardenfun
working fine now on both laptop and iPhone. ...

working fine now on both laptop and iPhone.

Thanks, Janet!
Forum: Forum Admin 11-15-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 551
Posted By gardenfun
Started last night on my iPhone--got the...

Started last night on my iPhone--got the incorrect password message.

changed my password on the PC version. Everything fine on the PC.

deleted the iphone app and reinstalled it. Still getting...
Forum: Other topics 11-13-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 19,452
Posted By gardenfun
watched The Jewish Cardinal last night, Meadbh,...

watched The Jewish Cardinal last night, Meadbh, excellent!

My son and DIL recommended The Game on BBC America. When I went to the webiste, they had video episodes of their other "spy shows" on...
Forum: Other topics 11-09-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 804
Posted By gardenfun
I like a celebration just as much as the next...

I like a celebration just as much as the next person. ;) But the ones I really enjoy are those that have nothing to do with a holiday. Spontaneous ones throughout the year where the only purpose is...
Forum: Other topics 11-08-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 19,452
Posted By gardenfun
Thanks, Meadbh--it has been in my queue for a few...

Thanks, Meadbh--it has been in my queue for a few weeks--I'll check it out.

Been watching Broadchurch (on DVD only, not streaming). I only get one DVD at a time, and it's killing me, waiting for...
Forum: Other topics 11-08-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 804
Posted By gardenfun
+1000 Goonie!

+1000 Goonie!
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-07-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15,676
Views: 736,930
Posted By gardenfun
Went to a memorial service/celebration of a dear...

Went to a memorial service/celebration of a dear friend. Died at 63 from pancreatic cancer, 3 months after the diagnosis.

She was miserable in her job the last few years. I tried to help her...
Forum: Other topics 10-22-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 875
Posted By gardenfun
Bruce Bochy, that is. ;)

Bruce Bochy, that is. ;)
Forum: Other topics 10-21-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 728
Posted By gardenfun
same here. :)

same here. :)
Forum: Other topics 10-17-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,221
Posted By gardenfun
Is anyone else outraged that appliances only last...

Is anyone else outraged that appliances only last 5 years (or less) these days? :frown:

I've heard so many stories about the electronics going out (not the mechanics) and it costing hundreds just...
Forum: Other topics 10-14-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,402
Posted By gardenfun
Yeah, I'm amazed at some folks' stories about...

Yeah, I'm amazed at some folks' stories about getting free hotel rooms, or ones at less than $100 a night, at least in popular places.

I was thinking about this when making plans to visit my DS...
Forum: Other topics 10-10-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 19,452
Posted By gardenfun
got a new favorite: Rake. The Australian...

got a new favorite: Rake. The Australian version. Laugh out loud funny, but not in your face stupid. Have to keep listening for the throwaway lines. With subtitles too!

About a train wreck but...
Forum: Other topics 10-02-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,508
Posted By gardenfun
I hear ya. It's a new and different phase of...

I hear ya. It's a new and different phase of parenting, that's for sure. I worry about them just as much as adults with kids of their own. And there's more time in retirement for worry. :(

But...
Forum: Other topics 10-01-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,879
Posted By gardenfun
what?? best news I've heard all day--thanks...

what?? best news I've heard all day--thanks Calico! :flowers:
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-01-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15,676
Views: 736,930
Posted By gardenfun
What?!? Ian Anderson is still alive?? :facepalm: ...

What?!? Ian Anderson is still alive?? :facepalm:

Thought he would at least be retired by now! ;) Bouree baby!
Forum: Other topics 09-27-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,879
Posted By gardenfun
+1 Major Tom! British series are pretty much...

+1 Major Tom!

British series are pretty much all I watch on Netflix and Amazon Prime.

Just this second finished watching Season 1 of DCI Banks. I have a crush on Stephen Tompkinson ever since...
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-25-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,719
Posted By gardenfun
ain't that the truth! I just spent a week...

ain't that the truth! I just spent a week agonizing over whether or not to move to a much nicer place that became available in my 'hood. Rents are through the roof, trickling down (up?) from SF, into...
Forum: Other topics 09-19-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 19,452
Posted By gardenfun
Vera Season 3

I've raved about Vera, the itv British series starring Brenda Blethyn, here before. Just watched the DVD from Netflix of Season 3, Episode 1.

Still crazy about it. It's my favorite type of...
Forum: Other topics 09-11-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,135
Posted By gardenfun
The Royal Ballet from the UK: behind the scenes...

The Royal Ballet from the UK: behind the scenes stuff, video of ballet classes, rehearsals with explanations of the ballet--fabulous PR for them. :dance:
...
Forum: Other topics 08-17-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 19,452
Posted By gardenfun
Highly recommend "The Lunchbox", a 2013 movie...

Highly recommend "The Lunchbox", a 2013 movie from India. Only available on DVD from Netflix at this time, not on streaming yet.

Very sweet, funny, and an interesting look into everyday...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-13-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By gardenfun
Welcome! Would love to see a photo of your...

Welcome! Would love to see a photo of your bulldog. :)

and of your fused glass sculptures too!
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-12-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,996
Posted By gardenfun
I'm with you, Miranda! I've lived in the...

I'm with you, Miranda!

I've lived in the suburbs for most of my life: midwest, east coast, west coast. And in a couple of Big 10 towns: Madison and Iowa City, which I loved.

I have never...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-04-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15,676
Views: 736,930
Posted By gardenfun
+1 I've remodeled a few bathrooms since they...

+1 I've remodeled a few bathrooms since they first became available in the late 90's and have always used Totos. They're great--check out the "one-piece" (???) design where the bowl goes to the...
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