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Forum: Life after FIRE 12-28-2016, 04:20 PM
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Posted By MichaelB
Walt, let's hope this is one visit and out. Best...

Walt, let's hope this is one visit and out. Best wishes for an uneventful and speedy recovery. :flowers:
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-07-2016, 01:40 PM
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Posted By MichaelB
Brau, I had that same issue with my previous...

Brau, I had that same issue with my previous phone - but Apple didn't agree it was a defect. Good for you that you got them to fix it.

My daughter gave me a bottle of "Goose Island Bourbon County...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-04-2016, 12:25 PM
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Posted By MichaelB
I went to Costco this morning to pick up a few...

I went to Costco this morning to pick up a few things and saw the LED bulbs at a price I'd not seen 'til now. FEIT BR30 65W box of 8 for $20, and 60W box of 4 for $5/ Both are dimmable and have a...
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-28-2016, 07:53 AM
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Posted By MichaelB
Last night we went out to dinner, then headed...

Last night we went out to dinner, then headed over to an Irish pub for a pint and live music - fiddle and pipes. First time I've heard uilleann pipes, and it was a most enjoyable evening.
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-27-2016, 04:27 PM
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Posted By MichaelB
Sorry to hear that. Was the diagnosis just from...

Sorry to hear that. Was the diagnosis just from looking at the CT or did she test for dementia in the office? If there was no specific test (for dementia in the office) the diagnosis is...
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-19-2016, 03:45 PM
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Posted By MichaelB
My house has a name. "Money Pit".

My house has a name. "Money Pit".
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-09-2016, 10:18 AM
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Posted By MichaelB
Got my "Dear John" letter from Humana, breaking...

Got my "Dear John" letter from Humana, breaking up with me. They're still very anxious to offer Medicare coverage to DW, so it's not like they're leaving or anything. Just choosing DW over me. I feel...
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-01-2016, 05:52 PM
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Posted By MichaelB
Chose my fall-back health care plan from Fl BCBS...

Chose my fall-back health care plan from Fl BCBS this afternoon. Premium is around 52% more than what I am paying this year, but at least I still have access to a plan with broad nation-wide...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-26-2016, 11:54 AM
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Posted By MichaelB
We went to see "The Magnificent Seven" yesterday...

We went to see "The Magnificent Seven" yesterday in the local cinema. DW enjoyed it more than I did, which is unusual for a film with so much violence. I thought it was more Quentin Tarantino / ...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-25-2016, 10:58 AM
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Posted By MichaelB
I note you're asking us, not them :)

I note you're asking us, not them :)
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-24-2016, 03:38 PM
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Posted By MichaelB
You live in Ct, so probably a New England accent?...

You live in Ct, so probably a New England accent? Avoid the NY accents, though, too nasal and way too much attitude (for my taste, that is). :)
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-19-2016, 09:24 AM
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Posted By MichaelB
Had a nice get-together with some family...

Had a nice get-together with some family yesterday. Lamb loin chops in the grill, quinoa mash, broccoli, garden green salad. I really like to see the grandchildren (5 & 7) eating - and enjoying -...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-17-2016, 08:30 AM
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Posted By MichaelB
I went to the cemetery where DF rests to...

I went to the cemetery where DF rests to understand how to relocate him to a Veteran's cemetery (his original wish and DM's desire ever since). They require not only her authorization but also the...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-10-2016, 05:44 PM
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Posted By MichaelB
Yup. And September, in case that matters. ;D

Yup. And September, in case that matters. ;D
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-08-2016, 05:52 PM
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Posted By MichaelB
Sounds like he's old enough to repay you - or...

Sounds like he's old enough to repay you - or work it off. :)

I just signed up for a Washington Post digital subscription via Amazon Prime. First 6 months free, then (if I still want it) only $4...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-05-2016, 01:13 PM
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Posted By MichaelB
But here you're all right .. :)

But here you're all right .. :)
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-01-2016, 06:18 PM
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Posted By MichaelB
Bummer. +1@ stay safe, and dry, Moe and everyone...

Bummer. +1@ stay safe, and dry, Moe and everyone else in the path.
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-25-2016, 02:31 PM
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Posted By MichaelB
Thanks. Ditto that. Appreciate...

Thanks.


Ditto that.


Appreciate the updates, and photos - just as long as there's no photo of the actual end result. :)
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-25-2016, 11:55 AM
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Posted By MichaelB
Which zapper do you use?

Which zapper do you use?
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-23-2016, 06:02 PM
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Posted By MichaelB
Critters in the attic? Sorry to hear that. You...

Critters in the attic? Sorry to hear that. You should see droppings, though, and not just missing food.
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-15-2016, 08:06 AM
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Posted By MichaelB
Harvested some papayas yesterday. The two big...

Harvested some papayas yesterday. The two big ones came from the tree DW planted, two new smaller trees just appeared, one produced this half-size papaya which we will have for breakfast in a few...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-13-2016, 09:36 AM
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Posted By MichaelB
Good for you. Hydration is the key to good...

Good for you. Hydration is the key to good health. :)
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-01-2016, 08:43 AM
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Posted By MichaelB
To be honest, it sounds pretty tasty to me as...

To be honest, it sounds pretty tasty to me as well. :)
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-30-2016, 05:32 PM
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Posted By MichaelB
Happy Birthday! This one is on the house :) . ...

Happy Birthday! This one is on the house :)
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Forum: Life after FIRE 07-30-2016, 05:03 PM
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Posted By MichaelB
Just got back from 9 days in Frankfurt Germany....

Just got back from 9 days in Frankfurt Germany. We got a little tourism in but it was primarily a wedding celebration followed by a few days of DW's siblings getting together. They are spread around...
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