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Forum: Other topics 02-04-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 66
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Posted By TrvlBug
Yep, that's the product Tailgate.

Yep, that's the product Tailgate.
Forum: Other topics 02-03-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,786
Posted By TrvlBug
We did a lot of research on this as not only did...

We did a lot of research on this as not only did we remove the master jacuzzi tub, but will also convert the downstairs bathroom's tub into a shower, leaving one tub in the upstairs bath.
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Forum: Other topics 02-03-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,786
Posted By TrvlBug
We're just finishing a gut remodel of our master...

We're just finishing a gut remodel of our master bath, one hall bath and the laundry room. Haven't had a chance to try it out, but we did do the underfloor heating. We ripped out an oversized, never...
Forum: Other topics 12-23-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,271
Posted By TrvlBug
This is the only way I cook prime rib since...

This is the only way I cook prime rib since discovering this recipe about 5 years ago. Ann Serrane's prime rib: Ann Seranne's Rib Roast of Beef...
Forum: Other topics 10-27-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By TrvlBug
I'm coming to that same conclusion. Time to make...

I'm coming to that same conclusion. Time to make some 20" & 27" cutouts of the sconces I like!

In the master, form needs to follow function, however, not so in the hall baths...I just need enough...
Forum: Other topics 10-27-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By TrvlBug
What are the delivered lumens?

What are the delivered lumens?
Forum: Other topics 10-27-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By TrvlBug
The sconces I like are all integrated LEDs...no...

The sconces I like are all integrated LEDs...no bulbs. All offer a 5 year warranty and the plate has 2 screws allowing you to simply pop on another sconce if it should fail in my lifetime or I get...
Forum: Other topics 10-27-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By TrvlBug
Any Lumens Experts Out There?

DH is driving me batty. We're remodeling our bathrooms and he's concerned that the LED sconces I want to install are not going to deliver enough light (to shave). We currently have the 'hollywood...
Forum: Travel Information 10-11-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 835
Posted By TrvlBug
Forgot to add...when doing research for our 2008...

Forgot to add...when doing research for our 2008 trip to Beijing, I discovered that there are a lot of travel agents in San Francisco that specialize in trips to China. I can't remember details, but...
Forum: Travel Information 10-11-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 835
Posted By TrvlBug
DH and I are independent travelers and other that...

DH and I are independent travelers and other that Egypt in 1992, we travel on our own. DH does the planning wrt to sights to see and I handle the logistics.

For the China trip we wanted to see...
Forum: Travel Information 10-10-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 835
Posted By TrvlBug
We toured China in 1994 for 3+ weeks. We had...

We toured China in 1994 for 3+ weeks. We had trouble finding a tour group that went to all the places we wanted to see as well as allowing extra time in Beijing. We stumbled upon and did an...
Forum: Other topics 10-05-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,511
Posted By TrvlBug
2003 Nissan Murano...piece of crap. Traded it in...

2003 Nissan Murano...piece of crap. Traded it in a couple of months ago while it still had some value :laugh:.
Forum: Other topics 10-02-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,052
Posted By TrvlBug
My criteria has always been reliable basic...

My criteria has always been reliable basic transportation with ergonomics where my back wouldn't break on a long road trip. That said, car before this one was an entry level luxury car (Lexus)...
Forum: Travel Information 09-30-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By TrvlBug
Thanks for the post. As DH retires next spring...

Thanks for the post. As DH retires next spring and will be on Medicare, we will be doing some detailed investigation into insurance as we travel int'l quite a bit. It appears that the Medicare...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-28-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,005
Posted By TrvlBug
I had something similar happen last month. The...

I had something similar happen last month. The heart monitor my dr. ordered was not covered by my insurance. The clinic said I could pay directly at around $200-300. No problem.

Apparently, the...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-11-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,388
Posted By TrvlBug
+1. This has been my experience as well. I also...

+1. This has been my experience as well. I also tend to eat too fast and occasionally that caused my heartburn as well as food type.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-27-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,421
Posted By TrvlBug
DH drinks herbal teas (no caffeine)...his...

DH drinks herbal teas (no caffeine)...his favorite is the Celestial berry flavored with water for a change. I drink water and for a change, some club soda. I have several glass pitchers in the fridge...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-26-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,493
Posted By TrvlBug
I've always had high BP and am on meds (family...

I've always had high BP and am on meds (family history on mother's side) and monitored it periodically. I am now monitoring it daily & at different times of the day because I started losing...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-22-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By TrvlBug
Nope, not Fidelity Wealth Advisor Solutions or...

Nope, not Fidelity Wealth Advisor Solutions or anything else on their website. The dept/program is not publicized on their site. It is interesting and I will be getting into the detail with them...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-20-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By TrvlBug
Fidelity's Private Wealth Mgmt Team Question

Does anyone have experience with this level of financial service? Can you share the good, the bad, the ugly? I googled, but can't seem to find any info on this 'department' of Fido.

Some...
Forum: Other topics 08-16-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By TrvlBug
Medical Alert Systerms

DH and I are researching these devices for 93 year old MIL as she goes in for foot surgery in the fall. As she is still mobile, albeit limited, we are looking at coverage away from home as well as...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-13-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By TrvlBug
Thank you for your comments. It appears that...

Thank you for your comments. It appears that there's no clear cut answer which is what I was hoping for. I haven't heard from her since our telecon Monday morning. She has the action item of...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-11-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,020
Posted By TrvlBug
Congratulations Tailgate...that's a great...

Congratulations Tailgate...that's a great accomplishment.

I quit smoking just over 34 years ago, cold turkey after trying probably at least a dozen times. I knew that if i didn't, I would have...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-10-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By TrvlBug
Reason I have terminated is because, in no...

Reason I have terminated is because, in no particular priority order, she simply doesn't listen to my needs/wants, is slow to respond (it took 5 e-mails and 1 phone call over 8 days to get some...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-10-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By TrvlBug
Termination of Flat Fee Contract Billing Issue

I think I know the answer, however, after getting nowhere on an internet search, I thought I'd ask here.

We signed a contract with an interior designer for design including detailed drawing for...
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