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Forum: Other topics 04-11-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,538
Posted By MOSAT
I felt much the same. The last few years were the...

I felt much the same. The last few years were the worst, corporate culture changed, and not for the better, resulting in increasingly inane BS. I was FI a couple of years before I actually left, it...
Forum: Other topics 02-26-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,653
Posted By MOSAT
ABBA and The Bee Gees, disco music in general,...

ABBA and The Bee Gees, disco music in general, gets stuck, it’ll come on the radio and I cringe. DW will see the cringe and immediately proclaim, “What?! We had fun!” We did, but my word at what...
Forum: Other topics 02-26-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,653
Posted By MOSAT
Now I've gone and done it! I can't even listen to...

Now I've gone and done it! I can't even listen to the first bar and it's in deep. I avoided posting the link before for fear it would get stuck. Alas, I should have just let it go, but no......
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Forum: Other topics 02-25-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,653
Posted By MOSAT
I worked in a drive in burger joint flipping...

I worked in a drive in burger joint flipping burgers in the early 70’s my contemporaries would come in drop 25 cents and get 5 plays on the jukebox. Sometimes they would play the same song back to...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-08-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,017
Posted By MOSAT
Gotta watch that flu as we age! A few years ago I...

Gotta watch that flu as we age! A few years ago I got the flu and resisted DW's insistent demands that I go to the doctor. Finally gave in and got a Millennial PA. She treated me with off the shelf...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-07-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,017
Posted By MOSAT
Early in my career I had an incident (while...

Early in my career I had an incident (while wearing the supposedly correct respirator) that left me with scar tissue on the top of my lungs (long story). As a result I have always had lower lung...
Forum: Other topics 02-03-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 902
Posted By MOSAT
I rarely took naps while I was w*rking, weekend...

I rarely took naps while I was w*rking, weekend time was too precious to waste sleeping. Now I find a short 30 min nap in the afternoon is perfect to keep the engine running. If I'm busy with a...
Forum: Travel Information 01-30-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,833
Posted By MOSAT
When I traveled with others while at Megacorp, my...

When I traveled with others while at Megacorp, my travel companions always made me go behind them in the TSA line so I wouldn't hold them up, especially if we had a tight schedule. It was inevitable,...
Forum: Other topics 01-24-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 775
Posted By MOSAT
I like playing in the dirt too! We generally...

I like playing in the dirt too! We generally plant three or four varieties of tomato, Betterboys, Romas, and, if I can find them a heritage type. We plant up to 24 plants and have enough tomatoes to...
Forum: Hi, I am... 01-18-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,935
Posted By MOSAT
Congratulations and Welcome! I've been ER for a...

Congratulations and Welcome! I've been ER for a little more than two months and still have dreams (nightmares?) about w*rk and some of the people there at MegaCorp. The dreams are getting less...
Forum: Other topics 01-14-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,392
Posted By MOSAT
Currently averaging 400 - 600 Mbps as tested with...

Currently averaging 400 - 600 Mbps as tested with various speed sites.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-07-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,310
Posted By MOSAT
Funny, this is what I was hoping to make as a...

Funny, this is what I was hoping to make as a hobby. I haven't carved any yet, I just ordered the carving knives from Amazon. See link for nice sticks:

Wood Spirit Sticks...
Forum: Other topics 01-07-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 680
Posted By MOSAT
I have Bluetooth headphones that I run from the...

I have Bluetooth headphones that I run from the iPhone in an arm band, mostly for cardio, spin bikes and ellipticals.

I tried just setting the phone down within reach and counting on the Bluetooth...
Forum: Other topics 01-02-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 985
Posted By MOSAT
I've got giga fiber to the house here. I did see...

I've got giga fiber to the house here. I did see a difference from the 100 Mbps service initially. Problem seems to be how do you tell if you are getting the speed promised. All the speed test...
Forum: Other topics 12-24-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,255
Posted By MOSAT
I've been ER for only 10 weeks and I'm getting a...

I've been ER for only 10 weeks and I'm getting a blast out of this post. I can spot half of the people I w*rked with here. Many had multiple personalities. The Mocher/Clock watcher were one person.
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Forum: Other topics 12-05-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,050
Posted By MOSAT
I was, and still remain, a bit of a "Grinch"....

I was, and still remain, a bit of a "Grinch". Didn't know it at the time, but I suffer from light deprivation seasonal depression so growing up in the extreme northern midwest made me a miserable...
Forum: Other topics 12-03-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,819
Posted By MOSAT
I was a news junkie too, but I stopped watching...

I was a news junkie too, but I stopped watching network(s) and local news a few years ago. Haven't missed it. In fact, I think it has helped my overall disposition on life in general. I am...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-29-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 214,185
Posted By MOSAT
Got on the road bike for the first time in a long...

Got on the road bike for the first time in a long time this morning, it's been awhile. Decided since it was soooo nice, 62 sunny, what the heck. Went 12 -15 miles. don't know how far exactly, since...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-16-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,550
Posted By MOSAT
Timber and land is a “shoulda, coulda, wished I...

Timber and land is a “shoulda, coulda, wished I did a” thing with me, or “The one that got away.” Years ago DFIL, forester for a mega land owner paper megacorp, told me he could set me up with 100...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-16-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,532
Posted By MOSAT
We moved 1300 miles away from both my and DW’s...

We moved 1300 miles away from both my and DW’s family about 24 years ago. The first few years of TG here were pretty sad in our house, since it was always a big deal with our families, LOTS of food,...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-06-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 63,611
Posted By MOSAT
Today is the first day of retirement. I had my...

Today is the first day of retirement. I had my company retirement lunch last Friday, turned in all the company keys etc.
I had originally set October 13 as the date, but circumstances changed it to...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-12-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,240
Posted By MOSAT
OK, I'll go with the "big ass chocolate...

OK, I'll go with the "big ass chocolate milkshake" too!
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-09-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,240
Posted By MOSAT
:rofl::dance:A great big half pound Bacon Cheese...

:rofl::dance:A great big half pound Bacon Cheese Burger with a mess of fries, chased down with a pint or three of a good micro brew!
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-06-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,668
Posted By MOSAT
We were highschool sweethearts, so we've been...

We were highschool sweethearts, so we've been together for 44 years, married for 39 just as I graduated for college.
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-12-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 63,611
Posted By MOSAT
I'm going to take a two to three week road trip,...

I'm going to take a two to three week road trip, then chill for a bit, no concrete plans as of now. I figure it'll take 4-6 months to decompress and learn to just be.
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