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Forum: Other topics 01-11-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 70
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Posted By ls99
99 GMC Suburban, 95 Jaguar XJ6 -both near daily...

99 GMC Suburban, 95 Jaguar XJ6 -both near daily drivers.

My 98 GMC pickup had to go to scrap yard, fine quality Penssylvania road salt finally ate the frame and body.
Forum: Forum Admin 01-04-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 830
Posted By ls99
I never cared about the posters age, especially...

I never cared about the posters age, especially now that I recently turned 7 Oh.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-03-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,328
Posted By ls99
My point in going to the Y for the last eleven...

My point in going to the Y for the last eleven years, since late DW and I moved to this little town in PA is to be able to do my Ju-Jutsu routine. There is no place within reasonable drive that has...
Forum: Other topics 12-30-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4,408
Views: 242,530
Posted By ls99
Given that, I now don't mind the single digits...

Given that, I now don't mind the single digits around here. Gloves look bbetter than oven mitts IMHO.
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-28-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 195,130
Posted By ls99
Woke up at the ungodly hour of 04 dark thirty....

Woke up at the ungodly hour of 04 dark thirty. Reloaded the wood stove. Admired the flames for a while. Assebled my gym bag, off to the Y for workout. Then off to breakfest, and chat with the...
Forum: Other topics 12-28-2017, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4,408
Views: 242,530
Posted By ls99
A balmy 2F here in SW PA. Had snow tires put on...

A balmy 2F here in SW PA. Had snow tires put on my Suburban yesterday. Might actually get some snow this Sunday. BTW Snow tires in cold weather give great handling even if dry pavement.
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-24-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 195,130
Posted By ls99
Actually, yesterday. Stoped at one of my...

Actually, yesterday.

Stoped at one of my favorie cafes .After getting my Americano, sat at my usual spot at the counter. Two seats over a young woman poking at the keyboard of a laptop. Next to...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-18-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,639
Posted By ls99
It is a wonderful outfit if you want to make one...

It is a wonderful outfit if you want to make one million out of ten.

For twenty years I could not convince late DW to get her funds outta there. Smooth talking BS artist had her mesmerized....
Forum: Other topics 12-10-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,118
Posted By ls99
When I bought my first house (a tiny one) around...

When I bought my first house (a tiny one) around 1973, also bought a vacuum cleaner. Electrolux. On a payment plan. I was broke for the most part, as is usual for first home buyers. making around...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-04-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 195,130
Posted By ls99
After figure skating this morning, stopped at the...

After figure skating this morning, stopped at the usual cafe. Read many words on dead trees (newspaper). Towards finishing the educational section (funnies) became aware of some guys working on the...
Forum: Other topics 12-03-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By ls99
Hats off to the designers and builders of the...

Hats off to the designers and builders of the craft.

Sometimes I have trouble waking up my 10yo mower after a winter of hibernation.
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-30-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,981
Posted By ls99
No.

No.
Forum: Travel Information 11-30-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,164
Posted By ls99
My last plane ride happened to be on AA, over ten...

My last plane ride happened to be on AA, over ten years ago. In my book they were a perfect example of SNAFU.
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-29-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 195,130
Posted By ls99
Pennsylvania is a shall issue state, with the...

Pennsylvania is a shall issue state, with the castle doctrine carved in the state constitution, and the law. Gotta love it.

Edit add: On of the main reasons to live here in spite of the arguably...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-29-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,109
Views: 152,124
Posted By ls99
I think the designers of your wheels should be...

I think the designers of your wheels should be sentenced to one year of repairing those cars. In a grimey shop no less.
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-29-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 195,130
Posted By ls99
Splendid day. Stopped at the favorite cafe for a...

Splendid day. Stopped at the favorite cafe for a brew, went figure skating, on the way home stopped by the Sheriff's office to renew my carry permit. The sun brightly shining. After getting home,...
Forum: Other topics 11-29-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,002
Posted By ls99
You do have the certified mail receipt showing...

You do have the certified mail receipt showing sending the payment to the associates in Sicily?:rolleyes:
Forum: Other topics 11-24-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,002
Posted By ls99
Looks like another successful thread hijack form...

Looks like another successful thread hijack form moneyed early retirement to expressions of (now forbidden) admiration for some physical apperances.

Ah, and my great looking niece, her husband an...
Forum: Other topics 11-23-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,002
Posted By ls99
I feel the pain, somewhat.:rolleyes: For those...

I feel the pain, somewhat.:rolleyes: For those asked or coerced to work holidays, particularly if doing it for the company flag. (No pay)

In my case for the 15 years in public transit, before...
Forum: Other topics 11-22-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,002
Posted By ls99
I must have been a gate crasher of this secret...

I must have been a gate crasher of this secret cult. Did not retire until 59.5.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-15-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,369
Posted By ls99
This news would drive my BP up, if I gave a damn....

This news would drive my BP up, if I gave a damn.

None of the articles I read discuss the magic NNT number.

NNT= Numbers Needed to Treat.

I thank Rich in Tampa, ahem, By the bay discussing...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-13-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,300
Posted By ls99
Ditto. The barista at my usual hangout gave...

Ditto.
The barista at my usual hangout gave me free coffee, would not take money for it, so I paid for coffee for next person in line.
I can afford all I need, leave the freebies to veterans who...
Forum: Other topics 11-12-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 183,405
Posted By ls99
Hey, I am new around these here parts, only...

Hey, I am new around these here parts, only around for ten years, and a widower for 6 months. It takes time to discover.;D
Forum: Other topics 11-12-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 183,405
Posted By ls99
Of late, not feeling like cooking, checked out a...

Of late, not feeling like cooking, checked out a number of places. Western PA seems loaded with "sports bars". Went to a few, just to see what it is all about.

Plenty of food, beer, dozens of TVs...
Forum: Other topics 11-05-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,366
Posted By ls99
In western PA gas price competition is zero....

In western PA gas price competition is zero. Occasionally there may be a 3 cent difference per gal. Never wait in line.

The east coast gas shortage back when, cured me. 'nother gummint cure for...
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