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Forum: Other topics 03-10-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,525
Posted By winger
No. The last time I wore a watch was my last day...

No. The last time I wore a watch was my last day of work. 11/26/2005
Forum: Other topics 03-09-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 810
Posted By winger
Interesting about Bill Lear. One of my first...

Interesting about Bill Lear. One of my first cars back in the early 70s had a Lear 4 track. I could only find one 4 track tape, so I played it endlessly.

Too long ago- I can't remember the...
Forum: Travel Information 02-07-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,618
Posted By winger
It is in the redwoods. There are redwood groves...

It is in the redwoods. There are redwood groves from below San Francisco to just into Oregon. 95% were cut down in the 1800s and 1900s. It's not like a national park where you drive in, pay...
Forum: Other topics 02-06-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,425
Posted By winger
Thanks, I think. Spent all afternoon yesterday...

Thanks, I think. Spent all afternoon yesterday messing with DNS. I had the router setting DNS, changed that. Both laptops were set on "Auto", changed that to Google DNS.

And, 8.8.8.8 is...
Forum: Travel Information 02-05-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,618
Posted By winger
I'm not allowed to boondock for more than one...

I'm not allowed to boondock for more than one night, and DW is grouchy about that. Minimum is electric and water. We can go about 10 days until our gray tanks are full. The black tank fills up in...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-05-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,479
Posted By winger
Good explanation. Thanks. Our retiree medical...

Good explanation. Thanks. Our retiree medical insurance doesn't cover the refraction or eyeglasses, but it does cover the eye exam and diseases of the eye. I looked at our policy last night.
...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-04-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,479
Posted By winger
Cost of Eyeglass Prescription

My wife went to an eye clinic nearby, she has been having trouble close up vision, and headaches often.

She needs glasses now, and was sent to a waiting room to pay our co-pay after the visit. ...
Forum: Travel Information 02-04-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,618
Posted By winger
We have been full time RVers since 2006. I was...

We have been full time RVers since 2006. I was 52 then. Have not had any big desire to settle down and grow up, although we do travel slower these days. Last year, we wintered in far south...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-20-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 20,793
Posted By winger
I read this quote this morning. You reminded me. ...

I read this quote this morning. You reminded me.

Ignorance is the lack of knowledge. Stupidity is the lack of thought.
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Forum: FIRE and Money 01-17-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,450
Posted By winger
I only look when Mr. Market is up that day. I...

I only look when Mr. Market is up that day. I never look on a down day. I haven't looked much lately.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-12-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,401
Posted By winger
I'm on my third Chase Freedom account number in...

I'm on my third Chase Freedom account number in the last 6 months. Had a few small charges on the old cards that Chase security found. They caught it before me, and I check every morning through...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-06-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,065
Posted By winger
Today is the first day of open enrollment for...

Today is the first day of open enrollment for 2015 at megacorp. Our plan cost is up 16.5%.

There are lower cost plans, but a national network is important to us.
Forum: Forum Admin 11-05-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,137
Posted By winger
I don't have anybody on ignore. Makes me feel...

I don't have anybody on ignore. Makes me feel better about myself to read what the bat guano crazy people have to say.
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-05-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,330
Posted By winger
Needles Hwy, not far from Rushmore. 100's of...

Needles Hwy, not far from Rushmore. 100's of buffalo at the state park wildlife loop. Not always easy to find.

We stayed there for a month in fall 2013. Can't help with hotels, we were in...
Forum: Other topics 02-21-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 939
Posted By winger
I delete emails, but never empty the trash. It...

I delete emails, but never empty the trash. It has come in handy many times. I have plenty of room on my laptop and the Gmail servers, so why not use it?
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-07-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16,927
Views: 844,617
Posted By winger
Went to my dentist in Progresso, Mexico this...

Went to my dentist in Progresso, Mexico this morning. Had a dental cleaning Tuesday, he showed me a cracked tooth I have , probably from grinding my teeth. He fixed my cracked tooth, and made me a...
Forum: Travel Information 01-19-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,984
Views: 103,314
Posted By winger
Going on a one month Pacific cruise to central...

Going on a one month Pacific cruise to central and south America. Farthest south is Lima, Peru for 3 days.
Forum: Other topics 01-04-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,187
Posted By winger
Tattoos are fine, just can't think of anything I...

Tattoos are fine, just can't think of anything I feel that strongly about.
Forum: Other topics 11-21-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By winger
I've had "Live at the Fillmore East" in Album, 8...

I've had "Live at the Fillmore East" in Album, 8 Track, Cassette and now CD. Still in "Favorites" rotation after all these years. It came out mid-year 1971, so.......42 years.
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-17-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 9,415
Posted By winger
We have a $600 per month budget for groceries,...

We have a $600 per month budget for groceries, and $300 for eating out. We track it on Mint, which can show any way payment is made.

For us, groceries is broader than just food. Cleaning...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-14-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,236
Posted By winger
Don't forget, insurance companies caused these...

Don't forget, insurance companies caused these problems to begin with. Selling lousy policies, and excluding pre-existing conditions. Our current system is broken, and needed fixed. Change is...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-13-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,409
Posted By winger
Boring? Now, that's funny. We have been...

Boring? Now, that's funny.

We have been full time RV travelers since late 2005. We stopped in our old home-town last week for some final appointments. Friday night, we went to an adult...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-12-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 48,550
Posted By winger
I just tried it. Very cool. Health Care costs...

I just tried it. Very cool. Health Care costs may help us decide where to live in the future. You can choose by zip code.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-01-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 888
Views: 48,550
Posted By winger
I went through the sign-up for the ACA this...

I went through the sign-up for the ACA this morning. Absolutely no issues, waiting for verification now. I had created login before 10/1, but it seems to be gone. I used new username, password,...
Forum: Other topics 10-29-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,285
Posted By winger
Opportunity knocks softly.

Opportunity knocks softly.
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